US Army Corps of Engineers
Kansas City District

Navigation Update

Gavins Point is currently releasing approximately 17 thousand cubic feet of water per second (kcfs). Flow support is schedule to resume so that support flows reach the mouth approximately 1 April.

Maintenance on the river structures has resumed as river levels/conditions allow. Contractor crews are working at river mile (rm) 130 - 140, and government crews are preparing to start work at rm 260 - 265.

Forecast information is located at the following links:

                Daily lower river flow and stage forecasts (updated by 11:00 am each morning):



If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact the USACE Reservoir Control Center at (402) 996-3860.

The Missouri River Basin Water Management (MRBWM) website, includes current conditions, forecast information, reports, and copies of Annual Operating Plan information.

Corps weekly reservoir forecast (updated every Wednesday afternoon) can be found at:  

Missouri River Navigation Charts

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Missouri River Paper Navigation Charts have been updated and are available in digital format at the link(s) below. The full book is available as a single download or single sheets are available. Electronic navigation charts for the Missouri are available at in the S-57 format.

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Missouri River Area Office

790 East 224 Highway

Napoleon, MO 64074

(816) 240-8131

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The Missouri River Area Office is open between the hours of 7:30am to 4:00pm Monday through Friday. Our boat ramp is available during hours of operation. This office is not open on Federal Holidays or weekends.