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Reminder for Missouri River Basin fall public meetings

Missouri River Water Management Division
Published Oct. 31, 2023
A graphic showing a map of the Missouri River basin on a black background. The Missouri River and its tributaries are highlighted in blue. The six mainstem dams of Fort Peck in Montana, Garrison in North Dakota, Oahe in Pierre, Big Bend, downstream of Pierre, Fort Randall Dam, and Gavins Point Dam in South Dakota with markers in red. In yellow downstream flow target locations in Sioux City, Omaha, Nebraska City, and Kansas City are noted. On the left, the dates and locations of the Fall public meetings are called out. Nov. 7 Poplar, MT and Bismarck, ND Nov. 8 Pierre, SD and Lower Brule, SD Nov. 8 Smithville, MO and Omaha/Bellevue, NE.

Fall 2023 Public Meetings will be held on the following dates Nov 7 Poplar, MT and Bismarck, ND Nov. 8 Pierre, SD and Lower Brule, SD Nov. 9 Smithville, MO and Omaha/Bellevue, NE

This is a reminder that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host its fall public meeting series for the Missouri River Basin November 7-9, 2023.  These public meetings are held each spring and fall across the Missouri River Basin and provide an update on current year's runoff and reservoir operations, as well as planned operations for the next year's runoff season.   

Fall Public Meetings

Specific dates, times and locations are listed below and can be found on the website at

Tuesday, Nov. 7 – Poplar, Montana

  • Start Time: 10:00 MT
  • Fort Peck Community College
  • 605 Indian Ave, Poplar, MT 59255

Tuesday, Nov. 7 - Bismarck, North Dakota

  • Start time: 17:00 CT
  • Bismarck State College, NECE Bldg.15, Bavendick Stateroom
  • 1200 Schafer Street, Bismarck, ND 58501

Wednesday, Nov. 8 – Pierre, South Dakota

  • Start time: 10:00 CT
  • Ramkota Hotel (Lake Rm)
  • 920 W Sioux Ave, Pierre, SD 57501

Wednesday, Nov. 8 – Lower Brule, South Dakota

  • Start time: 13:00 CT
  • Lower Brule Community Center (gymnasium)
  • Lower Brule, SD 57548

Thursday, Nov. 9 - Smithville, Missouri 

  • Start time: 10:00 CT
  • Jerry Litton Visitor Center                                                     
  • 16311 DD Hwy, Smithville, MO 64089

Thursday, Nov. 9 – Bellevue, Nebraska

  • Start time: 17:00 CT
  • Bellevue University, Hitchcock Humanities Building, 1040 Bruin Blvd, Criss Auditorium
  • 1000 Galvin Road South, Bellevue, NE 68005

Francisco Hamm

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