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  • Corps releasing water from Kansas reservoirs to support navigation

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District has recently begun releasing water from three area lakes in Kansas to provide navigation support on the Missouri River. The Missouri Basin Water Management Office requested on July 9 the Kansas City District begin providing navigation support.
  • Corps provides Missouri River tour for Senators

    The Northwestern Division of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will conduct a comprehensive overview of the Missouri River in both the Omaha and Kansas City districts May 29 and 30 for U.S. Senators Roy Blunt of Missouri and John Hoeven of North Dakota.
  • 53rd U.S. Army Chief of Engineers tours Missouri River

    Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, the 53rd U.S. Army Corps of Engineers commanding general and U.S. Army chief of engineers visited numerous sights along the Missouri River for a comprehensive overview of the challenges along the river today.
  • Corps Chief of Civil Works and Emergency Operations meets with local sponsors and stakeholders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Deputy Commanding General for Civil Works and Emergency Operations, Maj. Gen. Michael J. Walsh met Wednesday with multiple local levee sponsors, business owners and stakeholders to discuss civil works and infrastructure issues in the KC metro area.
  • Public Hearing held on Jameson Island Project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District (Corps) and the Missouri Clean Water Commission (Commission) held a joint public hearing on Monday in regards to the Jameson Island Shallow Water Habitat Restoration Project at the Missouri Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) office in Jefferson City, Mo. to a crowd of approximately 120 people.
  • KDHE issues blue-green algae advisory for Milford Lake

    The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) samples recreational bodies of water for cyanobacteria, commonly called blue-green algae, when the agency is alerted to a potential algae bloom. When harmful algal blooms are present, KDHE, in cooperation with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism and other lake managers where appropriate, responds by informing the public of these conditions. Based upon sampling results and established health risk levels, Milford Lake is currently under an “Advisory” status.
  • Corps continues repair of rock structures along Missouri River

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District continues to make repairs through the Bank Stabilization and Navigation Project to rock structures along the Missouri River from damages caused by the 2011 flood. The district has received more $31 million of Disaster Relief Appropriations Act funds to repair the rock structures. This is in addition to more than $45 million DRAA dollars already received to repair damaged levees within the district.
  • Corps to hold joint public hearing on Jameson Island Project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District has announced plans to hold a joint public hearing with the Missouri Clean Water Commission on the Jameson Island Shallow Water Habitat Project. The hearing will be held on June 11 at the Department of Natural Resources at 1101 Riverside Drive, Jefferson City, Mo., in the LaCharrette/Nightingale Creek Conference Room beginning at 9 a.m.
  • Corps announces milestone on Bean Lake levee repairs

    The Kansas City District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has reached a milestone within the Bean Lake Levee Association and is scheduled to host an event on May 16 to recognize the achievement of restoring the levees to their 2011 pre-flood level of protection.
  • Army Corps addresses the Missouri Clean Water Commission

    Col. Anthony Hofmann, Commander and District Engineer of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District addressed the members of the Missouri Clean Water Commission at their regularly scheduled meeting yesterday in Jefferson City, Mo. regarding the Jameson Island Unit Shallow Water Habitat Restoration Project.