US Army Corps of Engineers
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Archive: July, 2012
  • Public health advisory for Milford Lake

    Areas north of School Creek at Milford Lake have been placed under an advisory after testing was conducted for cyanobacteria by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. NOTE: Areas south of School Creek are not currently under an Advisory or Warning and are open to water-based recreational use.
  • More water to be released from three Kansas reservoirs

    Releases from Milford, Tuttle Creek and Perry reservoirs in the Kansas River Basin have been providing supplemental Navigation Support to the Missouri River since July 8 and will continue to do so through approximately August 7.
  • No Campfires at Kanopolis Lake

    The hot, dry weather has prompted the Kanopolis Lake Staff to implement a burn ban effective immediately.
  • Fireworks and Campfire Ban at Wilson Lake, KS

    Extreme heat and dry conditions at Wilson Lake have prompted officials to impose a fire ban. In an effort to protect the safety of persons and property, Russell County Commission's emergency ordinance has placed a resolution prohibiting the discharge of fireworks in the county. Officials have further issued a burn ban impacting the entirety of Wilson Lake for the following.
  • Corps awards contract for levee repair

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District awarded a contract July 12 for more than $656,000 to repair Missouri River Levee R-440, which lies in both Atchison and Doniphan counties in Kansas.
  • 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.