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Theme focused on the importance of being safely prepared as a family during all types of emergencies. This poster focues on Water and Boating Safety.
Water Safety
Theme focused on the importance of being safely prepared as a family during all types of emergencies. This poster focues on Water and Boating Safety.
National Safe Boating Week is May 16-22. Wear It logo, provided by the National Safe Boating Campaign.
Wear It Logo
Always remember to stay safe and wear your life jacket. Wear It logo, provided by the National Safe Boating Campaign.
Harlan County Dam Project
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Harlan County Lake is preparing for a closure of the dam to allow the contractor, OCCI, to continue work on the dam spillway. During the periods of June 15 through June 18 and June 24 through July 2, both lanes of the dam may be closed from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily and traffic will be directed to take the designated detour.Photo by Casey Shafer.
Missouri River Recovery Program
Missouri River Recovery Program
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), in partnership with Tribal nations, states and other agencies, continue working together to develop and implement recovery actions. Here are two examples of how the Corps works collaboratively for river recovery: The USFWS developed a Biological Opinion to protect the three threatened and endangered species that depend on the Missouri River. The Corps developed a substantial Mitigation Project to acquire the land needed to develop fish and wildlife habitat from Sioux City, Iowa, to St. Louis, Mo.

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Enjoy your holiday, play it safe and return home alive

7/2/2015
KANSAS CITY, Mo., — Drowning is a leading cause of accidental death. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District encourages you to do your part to reduce this cause by wearing a life jacket while in or around water. Statistics show that 89 percent of those who drown at Corps managed lakes and rivers may have survived if they had worn a life jacket. With this in mind here are useful safety tips to help you have a safe and enjoyable Independence Day weekend.

Tuttle Creek Lake reminds visitors of fireworks policy

6/30/2015
MANHATTAN, Kan. — The Corps of Engineers at Tuttle Creek Lake has issued a reminder that fireworks are not permitted on public property. This includes all Corps parks, all areas outside of the parks, and the lake itself.

Drunken boat operators risk severe penalties if caught during Operation Dry Water this weekend

6/25/2015
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District lakes and reservoirs will partner with law enforcement officers on heightened alert for those violating boating under the influence laws during the annual Operation Dry Water weekend, June 26-28.

Update: Additional swimming beaches closed at Truman Lake

6/19/2015
WARSAW, Mo. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Harry S. Truman Lake announces the immediate closure of additional swimming beaches on the lake due to high lake levels.

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