US Army Corps of Engineers
Northwestern Division

Missouri River Water Management News

Corps continues reducing Gavins Point releases
3/17/2019
Releases from Gavins Point Dam were reduced to 53,000 cubic feet per second Sunday morning and will be further reduced to 43,000 cfs this evening, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced today....
Corps reducing Gavins Point releases as Niobrara inflows decline
3/16/2019
Releases from Gavins Point Dam were reduced to 73,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) Saturday morning, March 16 and will reduced over the coming days reaching 20,000 cfs on Tuesday, the U.S. Army Corps...
Gavins Point Releases Reach 90k
3/14/2019 UPDATED
Water releases from Gavins Point Dam will be increased to 90,000 cubic feet per second at 8 pm today as unregulated inflows from the Niobrara and other watersheds continue to spill into the reservoir....
Additional Gavins Point Releases Being Made
3/14/2019 UPDATED
Water releases from Gavins Point Dam near Yankton, S.D., have been increased to 50,000 cubic feet per second and will be increased to 60,000 cfs later today and Friday. Efforts being made to minimize...
Gavins Point Releases Increasing
3/13/2019 UPDATED
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is increasing releases from Gavins Point Dam today in response to increased runoff into the Missouri River above the dam. Widespread rain and snowmelt has prompted...
2019 runoff forecast above average; Public meetings set for April 9-11
3/7/2019
The 2019 runoff forecast in the Missouri River Basin above Sioux City, Iowa, is 28.4 million acre feet (MAF), 112 percent of normal, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) Missouri...
Reservoir system prepared for 2019 runoff season
2/7/2019
All 2018 stored flood waters were evacuated from the Missouri River mainstem reservoir system (System) as of Jan. 29. The full 16.3 million acre-feet (MAF) of designated flood control storage is...