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Repairs on slope of Sterett Creek Dike

Warsaw, Mo.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Harry S. Truman Dam will begin non-emergency repairs to an earthen slide on the downstream slope of Sterett Creek Dike. The slide at Sterett Creek Dike was discovered in late December 2015 following six inches of rain. The saturated conditions are believed to have caused the slide. Harry S. Truman Dam project staff and geotechnical engineers from the Kansas City District Office monitor the dike routinely and have increased monitoring of the embankment since the slide occurred. It is anticipated the slide may take two to three weeks to repair. [Read More]
Published: Mar-14-16

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers launches new water safety campaign: 'Life Jackets Worn... Nobody Mourns'

Every year thousands of people in the United States mourn the loss of loved ones who could have survived if they had been wearing a life jacket while spending time on or near our nation’s waters. To heighten awareness for the use of life jackets, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) recently launched a new water safety campaign titled “Life Jackets Worn…Nobody Mourns.” [Read More]
Published: Feb-23-16

Youth turkey hunt scheduled for Kanopolis Lake

MARQUETTE, Kan.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Kanopolis Lake will host its youth turkey hunt Saturday, April 2, 2016. This event allows hunters access to public lands managed by the Corps of Engineers including refuge and park areas usually closed to hunting. Applicants, 15 years of age or younger, will be drawn and assigned to a specific hunting location. Hunters are required to have a mentor, 18 years of age or older with a valid Kansas hunting license, to assist the youth during the hunt. If the hunter does not have a mentor, one may be provided. All applicable Kansas hunting regulations apply and required tags pertaining to the youth turkey season will be required. Please refer to the 2016 Kansas Hunting and Furharvesting Regulations Summary from the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism. [Read More]
Published: Feb-17-16

Water Treatment Pump Station improvement work to close road at Clinton Dam north outlet area

The City of Lawrence and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Clinton Lake Project Office announced the planned closure of the road to the Clinton Dam north outlet area during improvement work to the City’s Clinton Water Treatment Plant Raw Water Pump Station. [Read More]
Published: Feb-04-16

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers now issuing America the Beautiful Passes

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District announced today that America the Beautiful National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Interagency Passes are available for purchase at district Lake Offices and Visitor Centers. [Read More]
Published: Feb-02-16

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announces changes in recreation day use fees

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District announced today a change to recreation day use fees charged for boat launches and swimming beaches managed by USACE. [Read More]
Published: Feb-02-16

Water safety is a year round concern

Public safety is the number-one priority of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the Corps of Engineers urges anyone planning to be on or around water to practice boating and water safety throughout the year. [Read More]
Published: Jan-27-16

Public invited to meeting about Kansas Army Ammunition Plant

The Kansas Army Ammunition Plant will host a Restoration Advisory Board (RAB) meeting for local community members Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016 at Labette Community College, H Building, Room H211, 13th St., Parsons, Kan., from 6 – 8 p.m. [Read More]
Published: Jan-19-16

Icy conditions can spawn dangerous situations at Tuttle Creek Lake

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Tuttle Creek Lake encourages winter recreationists to exercise extreme caution with current icy conditions at the lake. [Read More]
Published: Jan-19-16

Public meeting scheduled for Pomme de Terre Lake’s draft master plan

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District will host a public meeting to provide information and accept comments pertaining to the draft master plan for Pomme de Terre Lake at the Pomme de Terre Visitor Center, Rt. 2 Box 2160, Hermitage, Mo., at the east end of the dam, Jan. 27 from 3-6 p.m. [Read More]
Published: Jan-15-16
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