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Harry S. Truman Lake announces the permanent closure of Windsor Crossing Campground effective March 1, 2018.

Due to underutilization and projected budget restrictions, the camping and beach area will close in an effort to improve other park operating efficiencies and provide quality recreation opportunities for the public. The day-use boat ramp facility at Windsor Crossing will remain open with no operational changes.
Harry S. Truman Lake Windsor Crossing Campground closed
Harry S. Truman Lake announces the permanent closure of Windsor Crossing Campground effective March 1, 2018. Due to underutilization and projected budget restrictions, the camping and beach area will close in an effort to improve other park operating efficiencies and provide quality recreation opportunities for the public. The day-use boat ramp facility at Windsor Crossing will remain open with no operational changes.
Missouri River view from Napoleon, Missouri
Navigating and maintaining the river
Navigation is one of the eight authorized purposes of the Missouri River that mandates the Corps of Engineers to manage the navigation channel between Sioux City, Iowa and St. Louis, Missouri. The Rivers and Harbors Act of 1945 calls for a 9-foot deep and minimum 300-foot wide channel.
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Sponsors may request flood fight training at any time. The request must be in writing and the public sponsor must agree to provide a facility that can accommodate 30-40 personnel for classroom training and an outside location that be used to demonstrate sandbag filling and placement techniques.
Flood Preparation and Flood Preparedness
Sponsors may request flood fight training at any time. The request must be in writing and the public sponsor must agree to provide a facility that can accommodate 30-40 personnel for classroom training and an outside location that be used to demonstrate sandbag filling and placement techniques.
The river's importance to the region is indisputable and its purposes are wide-ranging. This edition will look at many aspects of the river. We'll touch on river history, outreach along district managed rivers, important information as it relates to navigation season and more.
Heartland Engineer - Missouri River Edition 2018
The river's importance to the region is indisputable and its purposes are wide-ranging. This edition will look at many aspects of the river. We'll touch on river history, outreach along district managed rivers, important information as it relates to navigation season and more.
Kenneth Wade (right), Kansas City District outreach specialist, met with Aunit Malinkrodt, historian in Augusta, Missouri in 2017. Together they discussed river safety, boating safety and flood safety.
River outreach underway
Kenneth Wade (right), Kansas City District outreach specialist, met with Aunit Malinkrodt, historian in Augusta, Missouri in 2017. Together they discussed river safety, boating safety and flood safety.
This video explains our most recent efforts to meet current dam safety requirements with the Stilling Basin Rehabilitation Construction Project at Tuttle Creek Dam in Manhattan, Kansas. This project focuses on the stilling basin, located on the west end, below the dam. We will be solving three problems at the basin: 1) sinkholes, 2) wall stability, and 3) deteriorating concrete.
Tuttle Creek Stilling Basin Rehabilitation Construction Project
This video explains our most recent efforts to meet current dam safety requirements with the Stilling Basin Rehabilitation Construction Project at Tuttle Creek Dam in Manhattan, Kansas. We will be solving three problems at the basin: 1) sinkholes, 2) wall stability, and 3) deteriorating concrete.
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Check back often for new federal agricultural leasing opportunities throughout four states.

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Corps of Engineers to perform dewatering and dam inspection at Clinton Lake

4/12/2018
LAWRENCE, Kan. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Clinton Lake will dewater the lake’s water control structures to perform a dam safety inspection from Apr. 17 through Apr. 24, 2018. For the safety of the public and lake personnel, access to the outlet channel and immediate area will be closed during this time.

Public comments requested for Clinton Lake Master Plan

4/6/2018
LAWRENCE, Kan. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers requests comments and feedback on the draft Clinton Lake Master Plan. Comments for this plan will be accepted through Apr. 12, 2018.

Tuttle Creek campgrounds to open for 2018 – with changes

3/23/2018
MANHATTAN, Kan. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Tuttle Creek Lake will open campgrounds for the 2018 camping season on April 15, inclusive of water and electrical hookups. Camping fees are required for stays beginning the night of April 15, 2018. New for the 2018 season, all campsites at Stockdale Campground will be available by remotely paid reservation only. Campers wishing to stay in Stockdale must make a reservation prior to occupying a campsite. The only accepted payment method will be credit or debit card sales processed remotely thru the national reservation service. Cash, check or other methods of on-site payment are NO LONGER accepted.

Public meeting set for Clinton Lake Master Plan

3/21/2018
LAWRENCE, Kan. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host a public meeting for the Clinton Lake Master Plan on Tuesday, Mar. 27, 2018 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. The meeting will be an open format hosted at the Clinton Lake Visitor Center located at 872 N. 1402 Road, Lawrence, KS 66049.

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