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During the winter, the Corps will closely monitor conditions throughout the basin and make reservoir regulation adjustments to lessen the impact of river ice formation. Gavins Point Dam releases averaged 38,300 cfs for the month of November. Flows were reduced to 17,000 cfs between Dec. 1 and 8.  All winter releases will be made through the powerhouse.

The annual Northwestern USACE Navigation meeting will be held on 10 February 2014.

Contract work being performed by WA Ellis is taking place near RM 212. Work will continue as river conditions allow.

Government floating plant equipment is down for annual winter maintenance.

The Missouri River Basin Water Management (MRBWM) website, http://www.nwd-mr.usace.army.mil/rcc/  includes current conditions, forecast information, reports, copies of Annual Operating Plan information.

Corps weekly reservoir forecast (updated every Wednesday afternoon) can be found at: http://www.nwd-mr.usace.army.mil/rcc/reports/twregfcast.pdf

Missouri River Daily Ice Report http://www.nwd-mr.usace.army.mil/rcc/reports/icereport.pdf

 

Missouri River Navigation Charts

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Missouri River Paper Navigation Charts have been updated and are available in digital format at the link(s) below. The full book is available as a single download or single sheets are available. Electronic navigation charts for the Missouri are available at http://www.agc.army.mil/echarts in the S-57 format.

Contact Us

Missouri River Area Office

790 East 224 Highway

Napoleon, MO 64074

(816) 240-8131

email: MissouriRiverAreaOffice@usace.army.mil

Daily Gages and Barge Traffic can be found on our Facebook page!

www.facebook.com/MORiverNavigation

 

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Need to Know

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The Missouri River Area Office is open between the hours of 7:30am to 4:00pm Monday through Friday. Our boat ramp is available during hours of operation. This office is not open on Federal Holidays or weekends.