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HWY K-13 Across Tuttle Creek Dam to reopen for motorized traffic between Pottawatomie and Riley counties; park access to change as result
6/6/2019
MANHATTAN, Kan. - Motorists will once again be able to travel between Pottawatomie and Riley Counties via highway K-13 beginning on or shortly after June 10, 2019.  To maintain public safety,...
Harry S. Truman Lake reached record pool level; recreation impacted (video)
6/4/2019
WARSAW, Mo. — Harry S. Truman Lake rose to record pool on May 31, 2019 and continues to rise. Currently, the lake is 33 feet above normal pool and currently releasing 40,000 cubic feet of water per...
Corps of Engineers update on Kansas River Basin reservoir operations
6/2/2019
Conditions in the Kansas and Missouri River Basins continue to present challenges for releasing water from the four Kansas reservoirs which are holding high water levels behind their dams: Milford...
Gate repair at Corps Stockton Lake
5/31/2019
Gates on the spillway at Stockton dam have been undergoing repairs to replace the wire ropes that lift each gate since November 2018. Wire ropes on one gate were successfully replaced in February 2019...
Corps to hold public meeting to discuss high water at Stockton Lake
5/31/2019
Due to above average water levels being held in Stockton Lake, the Kansas City District and lake project personnel will hold a public meeting at the Stockton Community Building, Monday, June 3, 2019,...
Corps of Engineers to release water from Rathbun Lake [UPDATED]
5/30/2019
As downstream conditions permit, the Kansas City District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin flood water releases from Rathbun Lake in Iowa. Releases WERE expected to start around 8 a.m. on...
Corps of Engineers prepares to release water from Tuttle Creek Dam
5/28/2019
MANHATTAN, Kan.—  To ensure dam safety, the Kansas City District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin flood water release from Tuttle Creek Dam in Manhattan, Kansas beginning Wednesday, May 29,...
Corps closes roadway across Harry S. Truman Dam
5/28/2019
WARSAW, Mo.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is urging all visitors to Harry S. Truman Lake to exercise caution while water levels are high. Campers and boaters visiting park areas should be aware...
Corps of Engineers to release water from Harry S. Truman Dam Spillway
5/27/2019
Warsaw, Mo. — Flood control storage at U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Harry S. Truman Lake is 82 percent occupied leaving minimal space to store additional flood waters. Due to ongoing precipitation in...
Corps of Engineers to release water from Perry Lake as flood pool reaches capacity
5/26/2019
To ensure dam safety, the Kansas City District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin flood water releases from Perry Lake in Kansas beginning Sunday, May 26, 2019 as runoff from rains this weekend...