Archive: April, 2015
  • Road work scheduled for Truman Dam access road

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Harry S. Truman Lake has announced upcoming road work in the vicinity of the Harry S. Truman Dam. Access roads both east and west of Truman Dam will have a surface seal coat applied during the week of May 11.
  • Kanopolis Lake Park to require reservation during summer season

    Marquette, Kan., - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Kanopolis Lake is converting Riverside Park to a “reservation only” campground beginning with the 2015 summer season from May 15 through Sept. 15. With a total of 25 campsites situated along the Smoky Hill River, Riverside is the smaller of the two U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ campgrounds at Kanopolis Lake.
  • Perry Lake hosts Wounded Warrior Turkey Hunt

    PERRY, Kan.,— The weekend of April 18 and 19 brought rain, cooler weather, and lots of great memories to the Perry Lake area. For the second time, the Perry Lake office held a Wounded Warrior hunt at their Lake site hosting two Soldiers from the Warrior Transition Battalion located at Fort Riley, Kan. This particular hunt afforded the participating Soldiers the chance to harvest two Kansas Turkeys during the Kansas spring turkey season.
  • Annual Clinton Lake cleanup planned

    LAWRENCE, Kan.,— The Clinton Lake Cleanup Committee, in conjunction with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks and the Clinton Marina, would like to invite all interested groups and individuals to participate in the 31st Annual Clinton Lake Cleanup. This year's event is scheduled for Saturday, April 25 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Registration begins at 9 a.m., at Shelter #1 in the Overlook Park located at the north end of Clinton Dam.
  • Corps decreases runoff forecast due to lower than normal mountain snowpack

    Omaha, Neb. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) Missouri River Basin Water Management Division is decreasing the annual runoff forecast for the Missouri River Basin above Sioux City, Iowa, to 20.3 million acre feet (MAF), which is 80 percent of normal and 4.9 MAF less than average. The decreased forecast is due to below normal mountain snowpack and the lack of plains snow in the basin.
  • Harlan County Dam road to be closed for Tainter Gate repairs

    REPUBLICAN CITY, Neb.,— To allow for the contractor, OCCI Construction of Fulton, Mo., to continue their work on the Tainter Gate Repair Project on the Harlan County Lake Dam, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Harlan County Lake will close both lanes of the dam from April 15 to April 23. During this period of time, both lanes of the dam will be closed from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily and traffic will be directed to take the designated detour.