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  • Corps of Engineers update on Osage River Basin reservoir operations

    Conditions in the Osage and Missouri River Basins continue to present challenges for releasing water from the three Kansas reservoirs and three Missouri reservoirs, in the Osage River Basin, which are holding high water levels behind their dams: Pomona, Melvern and Hillsdale lakes in Kansas; Stockton, Pomme de Terre and Truman lakes in Missouri.
  • Kansas City Corps reports activities supporting those affected by flooding – infographic describes the event and response

    The Kansas City District continues to monitor the river which remains dangerously high. We urge levee districts, local leaders and those affected by flooding to remain vigilant as localized rains could make conditions worse. “Remember, this event is not over, water is still high in the Missouri River system and tributaries, and we’re still here to assist the levee districts,” said Col. Doug Guttormsen, commander of the Kansas City District.
  • Kansas City District response to Missouri River flooding

    We have four Mobile Liaison Teams in the field providing technical assistance to 12 levee owners and operator in Missouri and Kansas. We have distributed over 400,000 sandbags, have more than 4 million on- hand, and have provided sandbagging machines to one location with a 2-person crew.
  • 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.
  • Corps warns of minor to moderate flooding in Missouri River

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, urges caution due to recent an¬d probable future heavy rains and resulting high waters on area rivers and streams. Minor to moderate flooding continues in and along the Missouri River from Rulo, Neb. to Glasgow, Mo. Reaches of the Missouri River will remain above flood stage through the coming weekend. The storm system that produced the rainfall is expected to move east beginning tomorrow.
  • Stakeholders and Corps exchange ideas while on the Missouri River

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Stakeholders, customers and elected officials were guests of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, for the annual Missouri River tour Aug. 22. The purpose of the trip aboard the district’s barge is to provide a first-hand look at the Civil Works projects the district builds and maintains along the Missouri River and to exchange questions and comments with stakeholders. The barge tour traveled from Jefferson City, Mo., downriver for twelve miles and back, allowing guests to see the capitol and riverfront of Jefferson City, levees, a water intake and tower and navigation elements.
  • Missouri Basin runoff near average; Corps sets fall public meeting dates

    Omaha, Neb. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) Missouri River Basin Water Management Division