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  • Tuttle Creek Lake stilling basin construction nears completion

    The Corps of Engineers at Tuttle Creek Lake are nearing completion of the stilling basin construction project with the departure of the contractor from the site. The Stilling Basin (locally known as the “tubes”) is scheduled to be reopened to the public sometime in mid-August, depending on weather conditions effecting final work.
  • 2021 Waterfowl blind registration for Truman Lake

    The waterfowl blind registration process for the 2021-2022 Missouri Waterfowl Season has been finalized for Harry S. Truman Lake. Hunters wishing to place a waterfowl hunting blind on Truman Lake may register on the Harry S. Truman Visitor Center Grounds on SATURDAY, August 28th from 8:00 - 9:00 a.m. A lottery drawing for blind sites will follow the registration.
  • Safety tips for Independence Day weekend

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - As the nation's largest federal provider of water-based recreation, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District stresses water safety and urges extra caution while in or around water during the upcoming Independence Day holiday. Recent localized rainfall across the Heartland have increased water in our reservoirs, tributaries and rivers.  Current conditions and outlook continue to improve on the Missouri River and the tributaries that feed into it. Several of our reservoirs continue to hold water increasing lake levels and hazards that may be submerged underwater or floating debris.
  • Kansas City District Corps urges all to monitor Missouri River conditions

    The Kansas City District wants all stakeholders - public, levee districts, local and state authorities - to pay close attention to conditions on the Missouri River. Water levels are high now in many locations and are forecasted to get higher.
  • Kansas City District holds change of command ceremony

    - In historic military tradition, command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District transferred today from Col. William C. Hannan, Jr., to Col. Travis J. Rayfield. In a ceremony at the Memorial Hall Kansas City, Kan., Rayfield received the traditional guidon from Hannan through Brig. Gen. Peter Helmlinger, the commander of the Northwestern Division, thus assuming command of the district.
  • Kansas City District invites public to Virtual Change of Command ceremony June 11th

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, will conduct a change of command ceremony to recognize the arrival of Col. Travis J. Rayfield as its new commander. The ceremony will be live-streamed on www.facebook.com/usace.kcd Friday, June 11, at 10 a.m. Due to limited seating, the invite is for virtual attendance only. Rayfield will assume command from Col. William C. Hannan, Jr., who has commanded the district since July 2019.
  • Virtual Open House for the Former Nebraska Ordnance Plant

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, will host a virtual Open House for the Former Nebraska Ordnance Plant on Wednesday, June 16, 2021, from 6:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.
  • Corps of Engineers recognizes Dam Safety Awareness Day

    May 31st is nationally known as Dam Safety Awareness Day and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District stresses the importance of knowing, not just the benefits of dams, but also the risks of living near dams. We strive to provide the dam safety community, as well as the public, a better understanding of our efforts to reduce dam risk and promote dam safety through awareness, investment and resources to support critical infrastructure.
  • Public health update concerning harmful algae at Kansas City District Pomme de Terre Lake

    The Kansas City District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is responding to a toxic blue-green algae bloom at Pomme de Terre Lake with site-specific sampling and posting lakes with public health advisory signs as recommended by state health agencies.
  • Public health information concerning harmful algae in Kansas City District Lake

    The Kansas City District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is actively responding to a potentially toxic blue-green algae bloom at Pomme de Terre Lake.