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.
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.
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.
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.