US Army Corps of Engineers
Kansas City District

  • Corps’ Kansas City District activates Emergency Operations Center at “Emergency Watch” level

    In response to developing flood conditions on the Missouri River, the Kansas City District commander, Col. Doug Guttormsen, declared a flood emergency to exist within the Kansas City District. The District has activated their Emergency Operations Center to an Emergency Watch condition as of Wednesday evening, March 13, 2019.
  • Truman Dam functioning as designed: Open House Wednesday, March 13

    Harry S. Truman dam is functioning as designed and is not currently at risk of a structural failure or overtopping. There are no anticipated changes to routine operations and maintenance activities due to the new dam safety classification. No structural repairs are currently planned or deemed warranted at this time to lessen the overall dam safety risk.
  • Smith announced as new Deputy District Engineer for Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District has announced Mr. Bryan Smith as the new Deputy District Engineer, Chief, Planning, Programs and Project Management. Smith has worked for the Kansas City District for twenty years and has extensive knowledge in military programs, civil works and infrastructure operations and maintenance. As the Kansas City District’s senior civilian, Smith will oversee civil works, military construction and environmental programs for the district.
  • Corps to Host Dam Safety Open House at Truman Lake Visitors Center

    The Kansas City District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host a community open house Wednesday, March 13, 2019, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Harry S. Truman Dam Visitors Center, located at Truman Lake. The open house will provide the public an opportunity to become more aware of risks associated with living below a dam and current projects at the lake. All interested parties are encouraged to attend.
  • 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.
  • Kanopolis Lake to conduct dive work and additional water releases in March

    Due to construction work at Kanopolis Lake, the lake will be drawn down an additional foot to elevation 1461.0 feet. Dive work associated with the construction work requires releases to be shut off for safety purposes.
  • Corps of Engineers at Perry Lake no longer collecting Day Use Fees

    PERRY, Kan. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Perry Lake will no longer collect Day Use Fees as of March 1, 2019 at the following Perry Lake Day Use Areas; Rock Creek Boat Ramp, Perry Park Beach, Slough Creek Bridge Boat Ramp, Devil's Gap Boat Ramp, Longview Boat Ramp, and Old Town Boat Ramp.
  • Guttormsen speaks with the State Association of Kansas Watersheds

    The State Association of Kansas Watersheds held their 68th Annual Meeting in Topeka Tuesday which brought together the many water district representatives and some of their largest partners in federal, state and local government. Col. Doug Guttormsen, the Kansas City District commander, served as the keynote speaker.
  • Road scheduled to be closed temporarily at Truman Lake dam

    The West Dam Access Road for the Truman Lake dam, near Warsaw, Mo., is scheduled to be closed from Jan. 22 through March 1, 2019 to replace culverts. During this time, the road crossing the dam will also be closed due to scheduled work within the Truman Power Plant.
  • Eagle Day at Stockton Lake Jan. 12 - Corps lake in southwest Missouri

    The Kansas City District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Stockton Lake near Stockton, Mo. will host an Eagle Day with partners on Jan. 12, 2019. At the beginning of each year, the Stockton Lake Association, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, and the Missouri Department of Conservation combine forces to bring the community a spectacle of nature’s beauty known as Eagle Day. The 25th annual Eagle Day will be held on January 12th, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.