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  • Drought conditions at Tuttle Creek Reservoir result in reduced target flows at De Soto and Topeka

    Continued drought conditions in the Kansas River basin will result in reduced target flows at De Soto, Kansas, and Topeka, Kansas, starting November 1, 2023. The Kansas River at De Soto, Kansas, flows will be reduced from 1,000 cubic feet per second to 800 cubic feet per second, and the Kansas River at Topeka, Kansas, flows will be reduced from 750 cubic feet per second to 600 cubic feet per second. These flow targets are met to maintain water quality on the Kansas River.
  • Pomme de Terre Reservoir to conduct low flow test release

    Pomme de Terre Reservoir will conduct a test release starting on October 3, 2023, reducing flows from 50 cubic feet per second to 10 cubic feet per second over the course of 11 days. The test release will end on the afternoon of October 13, 2023. The test release will start the flow reduction process around 3:00 p.m. on October 3, and will decrease flows by as much as five cubic feet per second, each day.
  • Public invited to attend meeting for Water Control Manual updates in Waverly, Missouri

    A public meeting to discuss the updates to the Water Control Manuals for dams on the Lower Kansas River in Waverly, Missouri on August 17, 2023, will be held by the Kansas City District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The public is encouraged to attend the meeting to learn more how USACE uses the Water Control Manuals at each of its reservoirs, how the Missouri River both influences and is impacted, how these updates will be accomplished and to provide their input.
  • 50-year-old Water Control Manual updates slated for Pomme de Terre, public input needed

    Hermitage, Mo. – Plans to update the Water Control Manual for Pomme de Terre Reservoir are underway. The Kansas City District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host an Open House to share information regarding the manual update process and receive public input about issues and concerns related to the management of reservoir levels and dam flows.
  • Corps to host public information workshop for Rathbun Lake

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Rathbun Lake will host two workshops Tuesday, July 21, at the Rathbun Regional Water Association administrative office, 16166 Hwy J29, Centerville, Iowa, to present the Draft Environmental Assessment including the Draft Finding of No Significant Impact on the Draft Revised Water Control Manual.