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  • Garrison Dam releases increased

    In order to meet the 44,000 cfs release, the Garrison Project initiated releases of 3,000 cfs through its regulating tunnels. This release supplements the 41,000 cfs release through the power plant for a combined release of 44,000 cfs.
  • Corps decreases runoff forecast due to lower than normal mountain snowpack

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Missouri River Basin Water Management Division is decreasing the annual runoff forecast for the Missouri River Basin above Sioux City, Iowa, to 20.3 million acre feet (MAF), which is 80 percent of normal and 4.9 MAF less than average. The decreased forecast is due to below normal mountain snowpack and the lack of plains snow in the basin.
  • Corps reduces releases from Missouri River dams due to lower runoff

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Missouri River Basin Water Management Division is reducing releases from the four lower Missouri River dams because drier conditions in October have reduced runoff into the reservoir system, resulting in faster evacuation of stored flood water.
  • Corps informs outdoor enthusiasts of reduced Missouri River releases

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Missouri River Basin Water Management Division will be reducing releases from Fort Randall and Gavins Point dams on the Missouri River, beginning Thursday, Nov. 6.
  • Reservoir system ready to capture runoff from high mountain snowpack

    Omaha, Neb. — In response to increasing mountain snowpack, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps)