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Corps invites public to Missouri River operations meetings

Missouri River Water Management Division
Published March 6, 2015

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Missouri River Basin Water Management Division will hold five public meetings in early April to update stakeholders on current hydrologic conditions and the planned operation of the Mainstem Reservoir System.

The public meetings will include a presentation from USACE regarding operations and plans for managing the reservoir system in 2015, followed by a question and answer session. There will also be an opportunity for members of the public and stakeholders to speak one-on-one with USACE officials. 

The public meetings will be conducted at the following times and locations: 

Pierre, SD

  • Tuesday, April 7
  • Start time: 11 a.m.
  • Capitol Lake Visitor Center
  • 500 E. Capitol Ave.

Bismarck, ND

  • Tuesday, April 7
  • Start time: 6 p.m.
  • Bismarck Civic Center
  • 315 S. 5th St.

Fort Peck, MT

  • Wednesday, April 8
  • Start time: 11 a.m.
  • Fort Peck Interpretative Center
  • Lower Yellowstone Road
Smithville, MO
  • Thursday, April 9
  • Start time: 11 a.m.
  • Jerry Litton Visitor Center
  • 16311 DD Hwy

Council Bluffs, Iowa

  • Thursday, April 9
  • Start time: 6 p.m.
  • Western Historic Trails Center
  • 3434 Richard Downing Ave.

The presentation materials for the public meetings will also be posted on the USACE website at

USACE is congressionally authorized to manage the six dams on the Missouri River for the benefit of the American people serving flood control, navigation, hydropower, irrigation, water supply, water quality control, recreation, and fish and wildlife.

Serena Baker, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Northwestern Division

Release no. 20150306-002