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Archive: November, 2016
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  • Tuttle Creek Lake prepares for winter: Outflow increases, lake drops

    Beginning Dec. 5, 2016 the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Tuttle Creek Project will increase outflows to drop lake levels, consistent with the annual Water Level Management Plan. This seasonal adjustment minimizes ice damage, provides additional storage capacity for spring rains and favorable habitat conditions for the lake’s fishery spawning next spring.
  • Warrior Deer Hunt scheduled at Perry Lake

    PERRY, Kan.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Perry Lake will host the third annual Warrior deer hunt for Soldiers in Fort Riley’s Warrior Transition Battalion Dec. 9 through 11. During this event all ATV Trails, Rock Creek, Perry, Slough Creek and Longview parks will be temporarily closed for public use.
  • Future work planned to repair Tuttle Creek Dam stilling basin, sinkhole

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District recently announced plans to repair the Tuttle Creek Lake stilling basin, including the area damaged by the formation of a sinkhole in 2015. The project is in the final design stage but is not yet scheduled or funded. Once construction is scheduled, those dates will be announced and it is anticipated to take 18-24 months to complete the project.
  • Corps announces firewood cutting policy at Tuttle Creek Lake

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District Tuttle Creek Lake Project Office announced today its firewood cutting program for the upcoming heating season.
  • Corps announces project to replace the Spillway Bridge Deck over Tuttle Creek Dam

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District announced today a project to replace the Spillway Bridge Deck over the dam’s emergency spillway at the east end of Tuttle Creek Dam. The project, scheduled to begin in the late winter or early spring of 2017, is estimated to last 6-12 months,
  • Managed deer hunt scheduled at Smithville Lake

    SMITHVILLE, Mo. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Smithville Lake will host a special deer hunt for disabled hunters Nov. 19 and 20. All hiking and biking trails at Smithville Lake and Smithsfork Park will be closed during the two-day event.