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  • Missouri Basin runoff below average in August; corps to hold public meetings in early October

    OMAHA, Neb. – August runoff in the Missouri River Basin above Sioux City, Iowa, was 1.0 million acre
  • Missouri Basin Runoff Below Average in July

    July runoff in the Missouri River Basin above Sioux City, Iowa, was 2.3 million acre feet (MAF), 69 percent of average, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps). This follows a June runoff that was 74 percent of average. The 2016 calendar year runoff forecast is 22.7 MAF, which is 89 percent of the historic average. The total volume of water stored in the Mainstem Reservoir System is currently 59.4 MAF, occupying 3.3 MAF of the 16.3 MAF combined flood control storage zones. “System storage peaked on June 22 at 60.1 MAF and is gradually declining. The water currently stored in the annual flood control zone will be released during the remainder of the year to serve navigation, water supply and other downstream purposes and will be completely evacuated prior to the start of next year’s runoff season,” said Jody Farhat, chief of the Corps’ Missouri River Basin Water Management Division.
  • June Runoff Below Average in Missouri River Basin

    OMAHA, Neb. – June runoff in the Missouri River Basin above Sioux City, Iowa, was 4.1 million acre
  • MAY RUNOFF ABOVE AVERAGE IN MISSOURI RIVER BASIN

    OMAHA, Neb. – Runoff in the Missouri River Basin above Sioux City, Iowa, was 4.5 million acre feet
  • Gavins Point Releases Reduced to Lessen Downstream Flooding

    OMAHA, Neb. – Runoff in the Missouri River Basin aboveSioux City, Iowa, was 2.6 million acre feet
  • MISSOURI BASIN RUNOFF WELL BELOW AVERAGE IN MARCH; SPRING PUBLIC MEETINGS TO BE HELD APRIL 12–14

    OMAHA, Neb. – Runoff in the Missouri River Basin above Sioux City, Iowa, was 1.8 million acre feet (MAF) during March, only 60 percent of average, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps).