Omaha, Neb. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) Missouri River Basin Water Management Division is maintaining above normal releases at the four lower dams on the Missouri River. As expected, September runoff above Sioux City, Iowa, remained well above normal, totaling 1.8 million acre feet (MAF), 157 percent of normal. The 2014 runoff forecast is 35.5 MAF, 141 percent of normal, down slightly from one month ago. Average annual runoff is 25.2 MAF.
KANSAS CITY, Mo.— The Kansas City District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers urges all hunters to be safe while hunting at the 18 lake projects throughout Missouri, Kansas, Iowa and Nebraska.
OMAHA, Neb. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) Missouri River Basin Water Management Division will hold five public meetings in late October to discuss the draft 2014-2015 Annual Operating Plan for the Missouri River Mainstem Reservoir System.
The Kansas City District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Safety Office reports that accidental drowning at area lakes and inspection deficiencies within the district’s military construction sites are down from this time last year.