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  • Lewis and Clark expedition program scheduled at Tuttle Creek Lake

    MANNHATTAN, Kan.,— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Tuttle Creek Lake invites the public to attend the Lewis and Clark Expedition program on Saturday, June 20, 2015, at 7 p.m. The program will be held at the Roadside Shelter in Tuttle Creek Cove Park. The program is free and no vehicle permits are required. All ages are invited to attend.
  • Kansas City District monitors river/tributaries after increased rainfall

    KANSAS CITY, Mo.,— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers emergency management office is monitoring the Missouri River and tributaries after the increased rainfall in the area during May and continuing into June.
  • Corps reports above normal May runoff in the Missouri River Basin; drought conditions improve in upper basin

    Omaha, Neb. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) Missouri River Basin Water Management Division reports May runoff in the Missouri River Basin above Sioux City, Iowa, was 3.7 million acre feet (MAF), 110 percent of normal. The 2015 runoff forecast has increased to 22.5 MAF, 89 percent of normal. Average annual runoff is 25.2 MAF.
  • 14th Annual Youth Fishing Day a huge success

    WARSAW, Mo.,— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Missouri Department of Conservation would like to give a special thanks to all of those who participated in the 14th annual Youth Fishing Day held on May 4 at the Missouri Department of Conservation Regional Office in Clinton. Fifty-six students from surrounding school districts participated in the day’s events and learned about water safety, fishing, outdoor recreation, and the importance of conserving our natural resources.
  • Bridge closure continues on Harlan County Dam

    REPUBLICAN CITY, Neb.,— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Harlan County Lake is preparing for a closure of the dam to allow the contractor, OCCI, to continue work on the dam spillway. During the periods of June 15 through June 18 and June 24 through July 2, both lanes of the dam may be closed from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily and traffic will be directed to take the designated detour
  • Additional swimming beaches closed at Truman Lake

    WARSAW, Mo. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Harry S. Truman Lake announces the immediate closure of additional swimming beaches on the lake due to high lake levels.
  • Some swimming beaches closed at Truman Lake due to high water

    WARSAW, Mo. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Harry S. Truman Lake announces the immediate closure of two swimming beaches on the lake due to high lake levels.
  • The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers encourages visitors to be safe this Memorial Day weekend

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Memorial Day weekend is going to be busy this year. With large crowds of people gathering at the lakes, the potential for drowning and accidents increase. Before you head out for a day on or near the water, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers encourages our visitors to expect the unexpected and think about these four safety tips for Memorial Day and the summer season.
  • Join us for Dam Safety Awareness Day and Promote Dam Safety within our Community

    The Kansas City District, Corps of Engineers will observe National Dam Safety Awareness Day by holding two informational events. The events will be held at 9 a.m. on May 28 at the Litton Visitor Center at Smithville Lake, and at 2 p.m. on May 28 at the Tuttle Creek Lake Visitor Center. John Benson, Dam Safety Program Manager will be available to provide an informational overview and answer questions.
  • Truman Lake beaches set to open for 2015 season

    WARSAW, Mo. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Harry S. Truman Lake announced the opening of five swimming beaches on May 15, 2015.