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  • Celebrate safely this Independence Day weekend

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. —The ‘dog days of summer’ are upon us and millions of Americans will find refuge from the heat at pools, ponds, lakes, rivers and streams across our nation during the Independence Day weekend. The Kansas City District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reminds everyone that no matter the size of the water you recreate in you should never forget about water safety.
  • Gate repair at Corps Stockton Lake

    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 and subsequently wire ropes were removed on another gate to begin repairs.
  • Corps to hold public meeting to discuss high water at Stockton Lake

    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, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • High water levels expected in Kansas and Missouri throughout the holiday weekend

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers continues to monitor reservoirs and rivers in Kansas and Missouri. Due to widespread heavy rainfall, water elevations across the Heartland are higher than normal. Additional projected rainfall could have significant downstream effects on levee systems along the Missouri River. Our emergency operations center maintains constant contact with levee sponsors and districts to communicate potential risks as they are identified.
  • Army Corps of Engineers promotes water safety this summer season

    Summer is almost here and that means millions of Americans will be planning visits to our nation’s lakes and rivers. As the steward of many of these public waters, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) reminds visitors to be aware of the importance of practicing safe, sensible and thoughtful activities in and around the water.
  • Flood control releases to increase from Harry S Truman Reservoir

    Due to above average inflows into Harry S Truman Reservoir releases will be increased to 50,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) starting tomorrow morning 15 May 2019. The release will include spilling 20,000 cfs from the tainter gates starting at 06:30 a.m.
  • Turn Around, Don’t Drown: High water impacting recreation areas at Kansas City District lakes

    The Kansas City District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers urges everyone to never drive through flooded roadways. Please turn around, don’t drown. As you are well aware this spring has been a wet one. Back in March rapid snowmelt and rainfall upstream brought many lakes in the area to higher than normal elevations. With significant flooding on the Missouri River many lakes were unable to release water and lower elevations.
  • Corps recognizes National Bat Appreciation Day

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District celebrates National Bat Appreciation Day on April 17, 2019. “Bats are an important part of our natural world,” said David Hoover, Kansas City District conservation biologist. “They are the only mammals that can truly fly and many species are extremely important to humans as they prey on insects that carry disease or may adversely impact agricultural crops.”
  • Partners host youth turkey hunt at Stockton Lake

    STOCKTON, Mo. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Stockton Lake, National Wild Turkey Federation and Stockton Lions Club partnered to host the 7th annual Youth Managed Turkey Hunt on April 6-7, 2019 at Stockton Lake.
  • Youth turkey hunt scheduled at Stockton Lake

    STOCKTON, Mo. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Stockton Lake, National Wild Turkey Federation and Stockton Lions Club are accepting applications through March 20 for the 7th Annual Youth Managed Turkey Hunt at Stockton Lake.