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  • Corps to conduct public meeting to discuss high water levels at Truman Lake

    Due to above average water levels being held in Truman Lake, the Kansas City District and lake project personnel will hold a public meeting at the Truman Lake Visitors Center in Warsaw, Mo. from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 29, 2019.
  • Corps of Engineers recreation at Harry S. Truman Lake impacted by flooding

     Recent rains have increased Harry S. Truman Lake’s water elevation causing closure of Corps of
  • Army Corps to hold public meeting on high water levels at Melvern Lake and Pomona Lake

    Due to above average water levels being held in Melvern Lake and Pomona Lake, the Kansas City District and lake project personnel will hold a public meeting at Lyndon High School auditorium from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Thursday, May 30, 2019.
  • Public meeting to discuss high water levels at Perry Lake and Clinton Lake by Corps

    Due to above average water levels being held in Perry Lake and Clinton Lake, the Kansas City District and lake project personnel will hold a public meeting at Perry-Lecompton High School from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 28, 2019.
  • Corps to conduct public meeting to discuss high water levels at Milford Lake

    Due to above average water levels being held in Milford Lake, the Kansas City District and lake project personnel will hold a public meeting at the Geary County 4-H & Senior Citizen Center, Junction City, Kan. from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 29, 2019.
  • 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.
  • Corps of Engineers recreation at Perry Lake impacted by flooding

    PERRY, Kan. — Recent rains have increased Perry Lake’s water elevation causing closure of Corps of Engineers facilities due to flooding throughout the Memorial Day weekend. Closures include all Corps boat ramps, Slough Creek, Rock Creek and Old Town campgrounds and Perry Park Beach. The designated ATV area is open with limited access; visitors should call Perry Lake for access information.
  • Corps of Engineers Truman Lake park facilities impacted by recent rains

    Rains over the last 24 hours have the Harry S. Truman Lake elevation on the rise once again. This afternoon, the elevation is 726.38’ mean sea level; the lake is expected to increase to 730’ msl by Friday this week, and to crest mid-week next week at 732.22 (with no additional rain). A number of Truman Lake parks are closed or partially closed due to flooding. Increased surveillance of the dam, which began at elevation 725.6’ msl, continues at this time. Releases from Truman Dam ceased this morning due to flood conditions on the Missouri River.
  • 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.
  • Tuttle Creek Lake levels limit lakeside recreation

    Tuttle Creek Lake has risen forty-nine feet above typical summer pool, to an elevation of 1124 feet above sea level. This is the third highest pool of record. Visitors should be aware most lakeside parks and facilities are closed or significantly impacted. These areas will likely remain closed for some time once flood waters recede to allow for significant cleanup and repair efforts.