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  • Friends of Brush Creek park and boat ramp closed at Harry S. Truman Lake

    Warsaw, Mo. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Harry S. Truman Lake announce the closure of Friends of Brush Creek park and boat ramp due to public safety concerns associated with a failing culvert underneath the park’s entrance road. Visitors to the area are encouraged to use other nearby areas for boat launch purposes to include the City of Osceola Ramp, Crowe’s Crossing and Sac River Access. Please obey road and ramp closure gates and signage.
  • USACE Kansas City District holds exercise at Truman Lake to strengthen dam safety coordination with local authorities

    Local Emergency Management Agencies are the front lines of emergency preparedness in your community. They work in close coordination with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and other agencies. USACE regularly assesses conditions and risks associated with our Civil Works projects, which include 18 dams with reservoirs. Eight are in Missouri, eight are in Kansas with one each in Iowa and Nebraska.
  • 2021 Waterfowl blind registration for Truman Lake

    The waterfowl blind registration process for the 2021-2022 Missouri Waterfowl Season has been finalized for Harry S. Truman Lake. Hunters wishing to place a waterfowl hunting blind on Truman Lake may register on the Harry S. Truman Visitor Center Grounds on SATURDAY, August 28th from 8:00 - 9:00 a.m. A lottery drawing for blind sites will follow the registration.
  • Waterfowl blind drawing scheduled at Harry S. Truman Lake

    WARSAW, Mo.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Harry S. Truman Lake to hold waterfowl blind registration for the 2020 Missouri waterfowl season Aug. 22, 2020. 
  • Boundary maintenance to begin at the Truman Lake project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at the Harry S. Truman Project will soon begin boundary line maintenance work in the Henry, Benton and Hickory county areas.
  • Updates to status of recreation areas at Truman Lake

    The staff of Truman Lake would like to share several updates on recreation areas at the lake. Thibaut Point Campground is open. Osage Bluff Campground opened Friday, July 19, 2019. All other campgrounds remain closed at this time.
  • Osage Basin update including releases from Truman Dam

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, advises releases from Harry S. Truman Dam have been slowly reduced in recent days due to a lack of channel capacity on the Osage River at St. Thomas. Harry S. Truman Dam is currently releasing 39,000 cubic feet per second, down from 45,000 cfs eight days ago. These reductions were necessary because while Truman is in phase II of flood control storage, releases cannot cause St. Thomas to rise above 54,000 cfs.
  • Harry S. Truman Lake reached record pool level; recreation impacted (video)

    WARSAW, Mo. — Harry S. Truman Lake rose to record pool on May 31, 2019 and continues to rise. Currently, the lake is 33 feet above normal pool and currently releasing 40,000 cubic feet of water per second from the surcharge pool. It is anticipated releases will be increased as space becomes available downstream on the Osage and Missouri Rivers. Rainfall may impact the timing and magnitude of releases that are required.
  • 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.
  • Corps closes roadway across Harry S. Truman Dam

    WARSAW, Mo.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is urging all visitors to Harry S. Truman Lake to exercise caution while water levels are high. Campers and boaters visiting park areas should be aware that certain amenities may be closed to the public for their protection, including the roadway across the dam.