US Army Corps of Engineers
Kansas City District

  • Open House and Annual Site Tour for former Nebraska Ordnance Plant

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, will host an Open House from 4:30-5:30 PM, and a Site Tour from 5:30-7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 16, 2018, at the Main Groundwater Treatment Plant in Ashland, Nebraska located at the junction of County Road 6 and County Road F. To learn more about the former Nebraska Ordnance Plant, please plan on attending our Open House and Site Tour for handouts and light refreshments. Project personnel will be available to provide and interpret water sampling results and other site data from 4:30-5:30 p.m.
  • Harlan County Lake hosts ribbon cutting for gate repair

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Media members and the public are invited to Harlan County Lake, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, part of the Kansas City District, which will host a ribbon cutting for the recently completed project to repair the mechanisms for multiple tainter gates which allow the Corps to release water from the lake. The event is Friday, May 11 at 11 a.m. at Harlan County Lake near Alma, Neb. Col. Doug Guttormsen, commander of the Kansas City District, and other dignitaries will speak at the event hosted at a location with a view of the dam – the North Outlet Park.
  • Public invited to meeting about Kansas Army Ammunition Plant

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas Army Ammunition Plant will host a Restoration Advisory Board meeting for local community members on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at Labette Community College, H Building, Room H211 located on 13th Street, Parsons, Kan., from 6 to 7 p.m. The public can speak to representatives from the U.S. Army, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment regarding on-going remediation efforts to enhance and foster relationships in the community. Light refreshments will be provided.
  • Corps of Engineers to perform dewatering and dam inspection at Clinton Lake

    LAWRENCE, Kan. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Clinton Lake will dewater the lake’s water control structures to perform a dam safety inspection from Apr. 17 through Apr. 24, 2018. For the safety of the public and lake personnel, access to the outlet channel and immediate area will be closed during this time.
  • Public comments requested for Clinton Lake Master Plan

    LAWRENCE, Kan. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers requests comments and feedback on the draft Clinton Lake Master Plan. Comments for this plan will be accepted through Apr. 12, 2018.
  • Tuttle Creek campgrounds to open for 2018 – with changes

    MANHATTAN, Kan. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Tuttle Creek Lake will open campgrounds for the 2018 camping season on April 15, inclusive of water and electrical hookups. Camping fees are required for stays beginning the night of April 15, 2018. New for the 2018 season, all campsites at Stockdale Campground will be available by remotely paid reservation only. Campers wishing to stay in Stockdale must make a reservation prior to occupying a campsite. The only accepted payment method will be credit or debit card sales processed remotely thru the national reservation service. Cash, check or other methods of on-site payment are NO LONGER accepted.
  • Public meeting set for Clinton Lake Master Plan

    LAWRENCE, Kan. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host a public meeting for the Clinton Lake Master Plan on Tuesday, Mar. 27, 2018 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. The meeting will be an open format hosted at the Clinton Lake Visitor Center located at 872 N. 1402 Road, Lawrence, KS 66049.
  • Corps seeks comments on Wilson Lake Shoreline Management Plan

    SYLVAN GROVE, Kan. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Wilson Lake have created an updated draft Shoreline Management Plan and are seeking public comments on the draft. The Shoreline Management Plan for Wilson Lake establishes policy and furnishes guidelines for the protection and preservation of the desirable environmental characteristics of the shoreline while maintaining a balance between public and private shoreline use.
  • “Spring Aboard” - Boaters urged to get educated before boating season

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The temperature may still be cool outside, but it is a perfect time of year to start getting prepared for the boating season. Boating safety advocates are urging boaters to enroll in a boating education course prior to the main boating season. Spring Aboard – Take a Boating Education Course campaign is a nationally coordinated effort during the week of March 18-24, 2018 to increase the awareness of taking a boating education course.
  • Kanopolis Lake sees lower spring lake elevations

    MARQUETTE, Kan. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Kanopolis Lake advise visitors that early spring lake elevations will be lower than in normal years. The spring lake level increase will be delayed in order to safely complete construction work which includes replacement of the service gates and inspection of earthen materials from the tower and upstream approach channel.