Archive: 2024
  • Media invited to attend Missouri Feral Hog Elimination Partnership 2023 Excellence in Partnerships Award ceremony

    Members of the media are invited as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in partnership with the Corps Foundation, presents the Missouri Feral Hog Elimination Partnership with the 2023 National Excellence in Partnerships Award at noon, Tuesday, June 11, 2024, at Missouri Department of Conservation Headquarters.
  • Elevated E. coli levels close Gremlin Cove Beach at Harlan County Lake

    Due to high E. Coli concentrations, officials at Harlan County Lake have closed the Gremlin Cove Beach. Officials will retest the water on June 11, 2024, and results will be available the following day. The beach will remain closed until levels fall below 235 colonies per 100 ml water.
  • Tuttle Creek Lake temporarily closes stilling basin due to construction projects

    Officials will temporarily close the stilling basin at Tuttle Creek Lake in Manhattan, Kansas, due to two construction projects at the lake. The stilling basin is set to temporarily close on May 28, 2024, and will be closed for three to four months, June through September, while the first construction project, a rock overlay project, also known as riprap, is completed. However, the duration of the project will be dependent on weather and the level of the lake.
  • Outdoor open house to be held for Former Nebraska Ordnance Plant

    Officials will host an outdoor open house for the Former Nebraska Ordnance Plant from 4:30-5:15 p.m. and a site bus tour from 5:15-7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 22, 2024, at the Main Groundwater Treatment Plant near Ashland, Nebraska, located at the junction of County Road 6 and County Road F.
  • Smithville Lake conducts vital periodic inspection of dam to ensure safety

    Officials conducted a periodic inspection of Smithville Dam on April 23 and 24, 2024, in Smithville, Missouri. Periodic inspections occur every five years to ensure the safety and integrity of the dam. Staff from the Kansas City District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers emptied the stilling basin and performed a thorough inspection of Smithville Dam over the course of several days.