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    Missouri River Basin Water Management

    Missouri River Basin Water Management

    Audio | U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Northwestern Division

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    Following historic flooding in the Missouri River Basin during 2011, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Northwestern Division committed to providing more frequent communications with stakeholders in the basin. The Corps aims to keep the basin informed about reservoir operations, current and forecast weather conditions and reservoir release plans. Congressional delegation members and/or representatives, Tribes, state governments, county and local officials and the media participate on each call.



    Episodes


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management - Call - 6/9/2022

      Water management calls include an update from the NOAA and the NWS's Missouri Basin River Forecast Center, as well as an update on Missouri River mainstem reservoir system operations. Runoff continues to be below average in the upper Missouri River Basin above Sioux City, Iowa. The updated 2022 runoff forecast is 18.3 MAF, 71% of average and 0.5 MAF higher than last month’s annual runoff forecast. If realized, this runoff amount would rank as the 25th lowest calendar year runoff since 1898.

      06/09/2022


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management - Call - 5/5/2022

      Water management calls include an update from the NOAA and the NWS's Missouri Basin River Forecast Center, as well as an update on Missouri River mainstem reservoir system operations. Dry conditions in April resulted in well-below average runoff in the upper Missouri River Basin. April runoff was 1.5 million acre-feet, which is 51% of average. The updated 2022 upper Basin runoff forecast is 17.8 MAF, 69% of average, which, if realized, would rank as the 23rd lowest calendar year runoff volume.

      05/05/2022


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management - Call - 3/3/2022

      The updated 2022 calendar year runoff forecast for the Missouri River Basin above Sioux City, Iowa, continues to be below average. Runoff in February was less than predicted, and lower-than-average runoff is expected to continue in the coming months. Snow accumulation in the plains and the mountains continues to be below average, and the soil moisture remains very low compared to normal. The 2022 calendar year runoff forecast above Sioux City, Iowa, has dropped from 21.7 million acre feet last month to 20.4 MAF on March 1, a reduction of 1.3 MAF. If realized, this forecast would be 79% of normal.

      03/03/2022


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management - Call - 2/3/2022

      The USACE Missouri River Water Management Division held its monthly update call on Thursday, Feb. 3 to discuss current conditions, and the projected operation of the mainstem reservoir system. January’s runoff was slightly above average but 2022's runoff is expected to remain below average with plains and mountain snowpack lagging behind seasonal averages, and soil moisture much drier-than-normal.

      02/03/2022


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management - Call - 1/6/2022

      The USACE Missouri River Water Management Division held its first monthly update call of 2022 on Thursday, Jan. 6 to discuss current conditions, and the projected operation of the mainstem reservoir system. The 2021 calendar year runoff summation for the Missouri River basin above Sioux City, Iowa was 15.2 million acre-feet, 59% of average and the 10th lowest annual runoff for the in 123 years of record-keeping. No callers asked questions.

      01/06/2022


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management - Call - 8/5/2021

      The USACE Missouri River Water Management Division held its monthly update call on Thursday, Aug. 5 to discuss current conditions, and the projected operation of the mainstem reservoir system. The July 8 recording had technical issues. Below-average precipitation and dry soil conditions persist in the upper Missouri River Basin above Sioux City, Iowa. The updated 2021 upper Basin runoff forecast is 14.6 million acre-feet, 57% of average. If realized, this runoff amount would be in the 10th driest year in the upper Basin since 1898.

      08/05/2021


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management - Call - 6/3/2021

      The USACE Missouri River Water Management Division held its monthly update call on Thursday, June 3 to discuss current conditions, and the projected operation of the mainstem reservoir system. Below-average precipitation and dry soil conditions persist in the upper Missouri River Basin above Sioux City, Iowa. The updated 2021 upper Basin runoff forecast is 17.9 million acre-feet, 69% of average. If realized, this runoff amount would be in the 22nd driest year in the upper Basin since 1898.

      06/03/2021


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management - Call - 5/6/2021

      The USACE Missouri River Water Management Division held its monthly update call on Thursday, May 6 to discuss current conditions, and the projected operation of the mainstem reservoir system. Very dry conditions in April resulted in very low runoff in the upper Missouri River Basin. The upper Basin runoff was 44% of average, which was the 9th driest April in 123 years of record.

      05/06/2021


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management - Spring Public Meetings - 4/6/2021

      In lieu of in-person, spring public meetings, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Missouri River Water Management Division held virtual publcic meetings on April 6 to discuss current conditions, and the projected operation of the mainstem reservoir system. The runoff forecast remains below average for 2021.

      04/06/2021


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management - Call - 3/4/2021

      The US Army Corps of Engineers Missouri River Water Management Division held its March monthly update call on Thursday, March 4, for Congressional representatives, Tribal, and state and local government officials, to include emergency managers, local levee sponsors and the media to discuss current conditions, and the projected operation of the mainstem reservoir system. The runoff forecast remains below average for 2021.

      03/04/2021


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management - Call - 2/4/2021

      The US Army Corps of Engineers Missouri River Water Management Division held its February monthly update call on Thursday, Feb. 4, for Congressional representatives, Tribal, and state and local government officials, to include emergency managers, local levee sponsors and the media to discuss current conditions, and the projected operation of the mainstem reservoir system. The runoff forecast is currently below average for 2021.

      02/04/2021


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management - Call - 1/7/2021

      The US Army Corps of Engineers Missouri River Water Management Division held its first monthly update call on Thursday, Jan. 7, for Congressional representatives, Tribal, and state and local government officials, to include emergency managers, local levee sponsors and the media to discuss current conditions, and the projected operation of the mainstem reservoir system. The system has evacuated all stored flood water from 2020 and is prepared for 2021 runoff.

      01/07/2021


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management - Call - 10/22/2020

      The US Army Corps of Engineers Missouri River Water Management Division hosted an update call on Thursday, Oct. 22, for Congressional representatives, Tribal, and state and local government officials, to include emergency managers, local levee sponsors and the media to discuss current conditions, and the projected operation of the mainstem reservoir system as part of the Draft Annual Operating Plan which was released in mid-September for public comment.

      10/22/2020


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management - Call 06/04/2020

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers held its final scheduled Missouri River Mainstem System water management update for the 2020 runoff season. The current forecast indicates runoff will be between and upper quartile or upper decile year. Average runoff is about 25 million acre feet. The current forecast is 32.3 MAF.

      06/04/2020


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management - Call 05/07/2020

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers continues preparing the Missouri River Mainstem System for the 2020 runoff. Since January, precipitation in the upper basin has been well below normal, which has led to a reduction in the runoff forecast. Some areas of the Dakotas received less than half of their normal precipitation during the first four months of 2020. Gavins Point releases will be reduced to 33,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) on Friday, May 8 following a reduction in forecast 2020 upper basin runoff.

      05/08/2020


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management - Call 04/09/2020

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers continues preparing the Missouri River Mainstem System for the 2020 runoff. Gavins Point releases are forecast to remain at 35,000 cfs. Climate and weather outlooks from the National Weather Service discuss temperatures, chances for precipitation flooding risks over the next 90 days. Reminder to please continue monitoring flood forecasts as lower basin flood risk still exists and people may be paying more attention to COVID19.

      04/09/2020


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management - Call 03/05/2020

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers continues preparing the Missouri River Mainstem System for the 2020 runoff. Gavins Point releases were decreased from 38,000 cfs to 35,000 cfs this week. Climate and weather outlooks from the National Weather Service discuss temperatures, chances for precipitation flooding risks over the next 90 days. Kansas City and Omaha District staff provide an update on system levee repairs.

      03/05/2020


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management - Call 02/06/2020

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers continues preparing the Missouri River Mainstem System for the 2020 runoff. Gavins Point releases were increased to 35,000 cfs this week. Climate and weather outlooks from the National Weather Service discuss temperatures, chances for precipitation flooding risks over the next 90 days. Kansas City and Omaha District staff provide an update on system levee repairs.

      02/06/2020


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management - Call 01/07/2020

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers continues preparing the Missouri River Mainstem System for the 2020 runoff. Gavins Point releases will be increased from 27,000 cubic feet per second to 30,000 cfs this week. Climate and weather outlooks from the National Weather Service discuss temperatures, chances for precipitation flooding risks over the next 90 days. Kansas City and Omaha District staff provide an update on system levee repairs

      01/07/2020


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management - Call 12/05

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is committed to providing frequent communications with stakeholders in the basin. The corps aims to keep the basin informed about reservoir operations, current and forecast weather conditions and reservoir release plans. Congressional delegation members and/or representatives, Tribes, state governments, county and local officials and the media participate on each monthly Missouri River Basin Water Management call.

      12/05/2019


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management - Call 11/07

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is committed to providing frequent communications with stakeholders in the basin. The corps aims to keep the basin informed about reservoir operations, current and forecast weather conditions and reservoir release plans. Congressional delegation members and/or representatives, Tribes, state governments, county and local officials and the media participate on each monthly Missouri River Basin Water Management call.

      11/07/2019


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management - Call 10/10

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is committed to providing frequent communications with stakeholders in the basin. The corps aims to keep the basin informed about reservoir operations, current and forecast weather conditions and reservoir release plans. Congressional delegation members and/or representatives, Tribes, state governments, county and local officials and the media participate on each monthly Missouri River Basin Water Management call.

      10/10/2019


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management - Ad Hoc Call 9/16

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is committed to providing frequent communications with stakeholders in the basin. The corps aims to keep the basin informed about reservoir operations, current and forecast weather conditions and reservoir release plans. Congressional delegation members and/or representatives, Tribes, state governments, county and local officials and the media participate on each monthly Missouri River Basin Water Management call.

      09/16/2019


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management - 8/22

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is committed to providing frequent communications with stakeholders in the basin. The corps aims to keep the basin informed about reservoir operations, current and forecast weather conditions and reservoir release plans. Congressional delegation members and/or representatives, Tribes, state governments, county and local officials and the media participate on each monthly Missouri River Basin Water Management call.

      08/22/2019


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management - 8/15

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is committed to providing frequent communications with stakeholders in the basin. The corps aims to keep the basin informed about reservoir operations, current and forecast weather conditions and reservoir release plans. Congressional delegation members and/or representatives, Tribes, state governments, county and local officials and the media participate on each monthly Missouri River Basin Water Management call.

      08/15/2019


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management - 8/8

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is committed to providing frequent communications with stakeholders in the basin. The corps aims to keep the basin informed about reservoir operations, current and forecast weather conditions and reservoir release plans. Congressional delegation members and/or representatives, Tribes, state governments, county and local officials and the media participate on each monthly Missouri River Basin Water Management call.

      08/08/2019


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management - 8/1

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is committed to providing frequent communications with stakeholders in the basin. The corps aims to keep the basin informed about reservoir operations, current and forecast weather conditions and reservoir release plans. Congressional delegation members and/or representatives, Tribes, state governments, county and local officials and the media participate on each monthly Missouri River Basin Water Management call.

      08/01/2019


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management - 7/25

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is committed to providing frequent communications with stakeholders in the basin. The corps aims to keep the basin informed about reservoir operations, current and forecast weather conditions and reservoir release plans. Congressional delegation members and/or representatives, Tribes, state governments, county and local officials and the media participate on each monthly Missouri River Basin Water Management call.

      07/25/2019


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management - 7/18

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is committed to providing frequent communications with stakeholders in the basin. The corps aims to keep the basin informed about reservoir operations, current and forecast weather conditions and reservoir release plans. Congressional delegation members and/or representatives, Tribes, state governments, county and local officials and the media participate on each monthly Missouri River Basin Water Management call.

      07/18/2019


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management - 7/11

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is committed to providing frequent communications with stakeholders in the basin. The corps aims to keep the basin informed about reservoir operations, current and forecast weather conditions and reservoir release plans. Congressional delegation members and/or representatives, Tribes, state governments, county and local officials and the media participate on each monthly Missouri River Basin Water Management call.

      07/11/2019


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management - 6/27

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is committed to providing frequent communications with stakeholders in the basin. The corps aims to keep the basin informed about reservoir operations, current and forecast weather conditions and reservoir release plans. Congressional delegation members and/or representatives, Tribes, state governments, county and local officials and the media participate on each monthly Missouri River Basin Water Management call.

      06/27/2019


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management 6/20

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is committed to providing frequent communications with stakeholders in the basin. The corps aims to keep the basin informed about reservoir operations, current and forecast weather conditions and reservoir release plans. Congressional delegation members and/or representatives, Tribes, state governments, county and local officials and the media participate on each monthly Missouri River Basin Water Management call.

      06/20/2019


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is committed to providing frequent communications with stakeholders in the basin. The corps aims to keep the basin informed about reservoir operations, current and forecast weather conditions and reservoir release plans. Congressional delegation members and/or representatives, Tribes, state governments, county and local officials and the media participate on each monthly Missouri River Basin Water Management call.

      06/13/2019


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is committed to providing frequent communications with stakeholders in the basin. The corps aims to keep the basin informed about reservoir operations, current and forecast weather conditions and reservoir release plans. Congressional delegation members and/or representatives, Tribes, state governments, county and local officials and the media participate on each monthly Missouri River Basin Water Management call.

      06/06/2019


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is committed to providing frequent communications with stakeholders in the basin. The corps aims to keep the basin informed about reservoir operations, current and forecast weather conditions and reservoir release plans. Congressional delegation members and/or representatives, Tribes, state governments, county and local officials and the media participate on each monthly Missouri River Basin Water Management call.

      05/29/2019


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is committed to providing frequent communications with stakeholders in the basin. The corps aims to keep the basin informed about reservoir operations, current and forecast weather conditions and reservoir release plans. Congressional delegation members and/or representatives, Tribes, state governments, county and local officials and the media participate on each monthly Missouri River Basin Water Management call.

      05/07/2019


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is committed to providing frequent communications with stakeholders in the basin. The corps aims to keep the basin informed about reservoir operations, current and forecast weather conditions and reservoir release plans. Congressional delegation members and/or representatives, Tribes, state governments, county and local officials and the media participate on each monthly Missouri River Basin Water Management call.

      03/27/2019


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management 3/25/19

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is committed to providing frequent communications with stakeholders in the basin. The corps aims to keep the basin informed about reservoir operations, current and forecast weather conditions and reservoir release plans. Congressional delegation members and/or representatives, Tribes, state governments, county and local officials and the media participate on each monthly Missouri River Basin Water Management call.

      03/25/2019


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management 3/24/19

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is committed to providing frequent communications with stakeholders in the basin. The corps aims to keep the basin informed about reservoir operations, current and forecast weather conditions and reservoir release plans. Congressional delegation members and/or representatives, Tribes, state governments, county and local officials and the media participate on each monthly Missouri River Basin Water Management call.

      03/24/2019


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management 3/23/19

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is committed to providing frequent communications with stakeholders in the basin. The corps aims to keep the basin informed about reservoir operations, current and forecast weather conditions and reservoir release plans. Congressional delegation members and/or representatives, Tribes, state governments, county and local officials and the media participate on each monthly Missouri River Basin Water Management call.

      03/23/2019


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management 3/22/19

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is committed to providing frequent communications with stakeholders in the basin. The corps aims to keep the basin informed about reservoir operations, current and forecast weather conditions and reservoir release plans. Congressional delegation members and/or representatives, Tribes, state governments, county and local officials and the media participate on each monthly Missouri River Basin Water Management call.

      03/22/2019


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management 3/21/19

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is committed to providing frequent communications with stakeholders in the basin. The corps aims to keep the basin informed about reservoir operations, current and forecast weather conditions and reservoir release plans. Congressional delegation members and/or representatives, Tribes, state governments, county and local officials and the media participate on each monthly Missouri River Basin Water Management call.

      03/21/2019


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management 3/20/19

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is committed to providing frequent communications with stakeholders in the basin. The corps aims to keep the basin informed about reservoir operations, current and forecast weather conditions and reservoir release plans. Congressional delegation members and/or representatives, Tribes, state governments, county and local officials and the media participate on each monthly Missouri River Basin Water Management call.

      03/20/2019


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management 3/19/19

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is committed to providing frequent communications with stakeholders in the basin. The corps aims to keep the basin informed about reservoir operations, current and forecast weather conditions and reservoir release plans. Congressional delegation members and/or representatives, Tribes, state governments, county and local officials and the media participate on each monthly Missouri River Basin Water Management call.

      03/19/2019


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is committed to providing frequent communications with stakeholders in the basin. The corps aims to keep the basin informed about reservoir operations, current and forecast weather conditions and reservoir release plans. Congressional delegation members and/or representatives, Tribes, state governments, county and local officials and the media participate on each monthly Missouri River Basin Water Management call.

      03/18/2019


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is committed to providing frequent communications with stakeholders in the basin. The corps aims to keep the basin informed about reservoir operations, current and forecast weather conditions and reservoir release plans. Congressional delegation members and/or representatives, Tribes, state governments, county and local officials and the media participate on each monthly Missouri River Basin Water Management call.

      03/17/2019


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is committed to providing frequent communications with stakeholders in the basin. The corps aims to keep the basin informed about reservoir operations, current and forecast weather conditions and reservoir release plans. Congressional delegation members and/or representatives, Tribes, state governments, county and local officials and the media participate on each monthly Missouri River Basin Water Management call.

      03/16/2019


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is committed to providing frequent communications with stakeholders in the basin. The corps aims to keep the basin informed about reservoir operations, current and forecast weather conditions and reservoir release plans. Congressional delegation members and/or representatives, Tribes, state governments, county and local officials and the media participate on each monthly Missouri River Basin Water Management call.

      03/15/2019


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is committed to providing frequent communications with stakeholders in the basin. The corps aims to keep the basin informed about reservoir operations, current and forecast weather conditions and reservoir release plans. Congressional delegation members and/or representatives, Tribes, state governments, county and local officials and the media participate on each monthly Missouri River Basin Water Management call.

      03/07/2019


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is committed to providing frequent communications with stakeholders in the basin. The corps aims to keep the basin informed about reservoir operations, current and forecast weather conditions and reservoir release plans. Congressional delegation members and/or representatives, Tribes, state governments, county and local officials and the media participate on each monthly Missouri River Basin Water Management call.

      02/07/2019


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is committed to providing frequent communications with stakeholders in the basin. The corps aims to keep the basin informed about reservoir operations, current and forecast weather conditions and reservoir release plans. Congressional delegation members and/or representatives, Tribes, state governments, county and local officials and the media participate on each monthly Missouri River Basin Water Management call.

      01/08/2019


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is committed to providing frequent communications with stakeholders in the basin. The corps aims to keep the basin informed about reservoir operations, current and forecast weather conditions and reservoir release plans. Congressional delegation members and/or representatives, Tribes, state governments, county and local officials and the media participate on each monthly Missouri River Basin Water Management call.

      07/06/2018


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management

      This is an ad-hoc call due to recent changes to inflows and releases in the region. <br /> Following historic flooding in the Missouri River Basin during 2011, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Northwestern Division committed to providing more frequent communications with stakeholders in the basin. The Corps aims to keep the basin informed about reservoir operations, current and forecast weather conditions and reservoir release plans. Congressional delegation members and/or representatives, Tribes, state governments, county and local officials and the media participate on each call.

      06/22/2018


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management

      Following historic flooding in the Missouri River Basin during 2011, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Northwestern Division committed to providing more frequent communications with stakeholders in the basin. The Corps aims to keep the basin informed about reservoir operations, current and forecast weather conditions and reservoir release plans. Congressional delegation members and/or representatives, Tribes, state governments, county and local officials and the media participate on each call.

      06/05/2018


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management

      Following historic flooding in the Missouri River Basin during 2011, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Northwestern Division committed to providing more frequent communications with stakeholders in the basin. The Corps aims to keep the basin informed about reservoir operations, current and forecast weather conditions and reservoir release plans. Congressional delegation members and/or representatives, Tribes, state governments, county and local officials and the media participate on each call.

      05/08/2018


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management

      Following historic flooding in the Missouri River Basin during 2011, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Northwestern Division committed to providing more frequent communications with stakeholders in the basin. The Corps aims to keep the basin informed about reservoir operations, current and forecast weather conditions and reservoir release plans. Congressional delegation members and/or representatives, Tribes, state governments, county and local officials and the media participate on each call.

      03/06/2018


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management

      Following historic flooding in the Missouri River Basin during 2011, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Northwestern Division committed to providing more frequent communications with stakeholders in the basin. The Corps aims to keep the basin informed about reservoir operations, current and forecast weather conditions and reservoir release plans. Congressional delegation members and/or representatives, Tribes, state governments, county and local officials and the media participate on each call.

      02/06/2018


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management

      Following historic flooding in the Missouri River Basin during 2011, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Northwestern Division committed to providing more frequent communications with stakeholders in the basin. The Corps aims to keep the basin informed about reservoir operations, current and forecast weather conditions and reservoir release plans. Congressional delegation members and/or representatives, Tribes, state governments, county and local officials and the media participate on each call.

      01/09/2018


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management

      May Water Management Update<br /> <br /> Each month from January to mid summer, the Missouri River Water Management Division of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Northwestern Division provides an updated runoff forecast to the media and elected officials across the Missouri River Basin. <br /> <br /> The calls are recorded and made available to the public.

      05/05/2017


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management

      April 18 Spring Public Meeting. Due to fog, the Pierre, SD, public meeting was rescheduled and held as a webinar on April 18. This is an audio recording of that meeting. The meetings provide current basin conditions and plans for operating the reservoir system in 2017, followed by a question and answer session.

      04/18/2017


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management - March 2017

      Each month from January to mid summer, the Missouri River Water Management Division of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Northwestern Division provides an updated runoff forecast to the media and elected officials across the Missouri River Basin. <br /> The calls are recorded and made available to the public.

      03/07/2017


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management-May 2016

      The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, Northwestern Division is committed to providing more frequent communications with stakeholders in the basin. The Corps aims to keep the communities informed with reservoir operations, current and forecast weather conditions, and reservoir release plans. Congressional delegation members and/or representatives, tribes, state governments, county and local officials and the media participate on each call.

      05/06/2016


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management - January 2016

      The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, Northwestern Division is committed to providing more frequent communications with stakeholders in the basin. The Corps aims to keep the communities informed with reservoir operations, current and forecast weather conditions and reservoir release plans. Congressional delegation members and/or representatives, tribes, state governments, county and local officials and the media participate on each call.

      01/07/2016


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management - June 2015

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Northwestern Division is committed to providing more frequent communications with stakeholders in the basin. The Corps aims to keep the communities informed reservoir operations, current and forecast weather conditions and reservoir release plans. Congressional delegation members and/or representatives, tribes, state governments, county and local officials and the media participate on each call.

      06/22/2015


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management-Feb. 6, 2015

      The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, Northwestern Division, is committed to providing more frequent communications with stakeholders in the basin. The Corps aims to keep the basin informed about reservoir operations, current and forecast weather conditions and reservoir release plans. Congressional delegation members and/or representatives, tribes, state governments, county and local officials and the media participate on each call.

      02/06/2015


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management - June 10, 2014

      Corps continues updates on basin conditions, and reservoir release forecast. <br /> U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Missouri River Basin Water Management Division hosted conference call Tuesday, 10 June. It informs stakeholders about current basin conditions, weather forecasts, and the planned operation of the Mainstem Reservoir System.

      06/10/2014


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management - March 11, 2014

      Monthly Water Management Call.

      03/11/2014


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management - July 9, 2013

      Despite two consecutive months of higher-than-normal runoff, drought conditions persist across much of the Missouri River basin and mainstem reservoir levels remain below normal. "Even though June rainfall was two to three times normal in eastern Montana, runoff in the upper basin was only slightly above normal," said Jody Farhat, Chief of the Missouri River Water Management Division. The basin continues to recover from the 2012 drought and reservoir levels in Fort Peck, Garrison and Oahe remain two to seven feet below the desired operating levels."

      07/09/2013


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management - June 11, 2013

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Northwestern Division, is committed to providing more frequent communications with stakeholders in the basin. The corps aims to keep the basin informed about reservoir operations, current and forecast weather conditions and reservoir release plans. Congressional delegation members and/or representatives, Tribes, state governments, county and local officials and the media participate on each call.

      06/11/2013


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management - May 7, 2013

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Northwestern Division, is committed to providing more frequent communications with stakeholders in the basin. The Corps aims to keep the basin informed about reservoir operations, current and forecast weather conditions and reservoir release plans. Congressional delegation members and/or representatives, Tribes, state governments, county and local officials and the media participate on each call.

      05/14/2013


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management - March 12, 2013

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is committed to providing frequent communications with stakeholders in the basin. The corps aims to keep the basin informed about reservoir operations, current and forecast weather conditions and reservoir release plans. Congressional delegation members and/or representatives, Tribes, state governments, county and local officials and the media participate on each monthly Missouri River Basin Water Management call.

      03/12/2013


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management - Feb. 12, 2013

      Following the 2011 flood, the Corps’ Northwestern Division committed to better communication with the Congressional delegations, states, tribes and stakeholders, and this podcast is part of that effort. Flood control remains a primary consideration as we move into 2013 despite the growing concerns about the impacts of drought on the basin’s resources.

      02/12/2013


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management - Jan. 8, 2013

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Northwestern Division, is committed to providing frequent, transparent communications with stakeholders in the Missouri River basin regarding weather forecasts, basin conditions and reservir release operations. The Corps aims to keep the basin informed. Congressional delegation members and/or representatives, Tribes, state governments, county and local officials and the media participate on monthly calls to receive the most up-to-date information. Those calls are recorded in their entiretly and made available as podcasts for the general public.

      01/08/2013


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management - June 22, 2012

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Northwestern Division, hosted its 11th and final regularly-scheduled twice monthly conference call to keep communities in the Missouri River basin informed about the reservoir release forecast, weather conditions, reservoir operations and the status of repairs and rehabilitation, June 22, 2012.

      06/22/2012


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management - June 5, 2012

      Following historic flooding in the Missouri River Basin during 2011, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Northwestern Division committed to providing more frequent communications with stakeholders in the basin. The corps aims to keep the basin informed about reservoir operations, current and forecast weather conditions and reservoir release plans. Congressional delegation members and/or representatives, Tribes, state governments, county and local officials and the media participate on each call.

      06/05/2012


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management - May 18, 2012

      Following historic flooding in the Missouri River Basin during 2011, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Northwestern Division committed to providing more frequent communications with stakeholders in the basin. The corps aims to keep the basin informed about reservoir operations, current and forecast weather conditions and reservoir release plans. Congressional delegation members and/or representatives, Tribes, state governments, county and local officials and the media participate on each call.

      05/18/2012


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management - May 18th, 2012

      On May 18, the missouri River Basin Water management division held its ninth twice monthly conference call of 2012 to keep the Missouri River basin informed about weather conditions and reservoir release forecasts during the next few weeks.

      05/18/2012


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management - May 4, 2012

      Following historic flooding in the Missouri River Basin during 2011, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Northwestern Division committed to providing more frequent communications with stakeholders in the basin. The corps aims to keep the basin informed about reservoir operations, current and forecast weather conditions and reservoir release plans. Congressional delegation members and/or representatives, Tribes, state governments, county and local officials and the media participate on each call.

      05/04/2012


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management Twice Monthly Conference Call

      Eighth Missouri River Basin Water Management Twice Monthly Conference Call with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Northwestern Division.

      05/04/2012


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management: Post 2011 Flood Event Analysis

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Northwestern Division released the results of its "Post 2011 Flood Event Analysis is of Missouri River Mainstream Flood Control Storage" Friday, April 13.

      The purpose of the analysis was to determine whether additional storage space in the reservoirs could have prevented the magnitude of the Flood of 2011 and whether additional storage space should be considered as an option in the future to prevent the recurrence of damages caused by the flood. The range... read more

      04/13/2012


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management - Apr. 12, 2012

      Following historic flooding in the Missouri River Basin during 2011, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Northwestern Division committed to providing more frequent communications with stakeholders in the basin. The Corps aims to keep the basin informed about reservoir operations, current and forecast weather conditions and reservoir release plans. Congressional delegation members and/or representatives, Tribes, state governments, county and local officials and the media participate on each call.

      04/06/2012


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management - March 23, 2012

      Twice monthly conference calls to keep the basin informed. This call is intended for congressional delegations, tribes, state governments, county and local officials and the media to discuss current weather conditions, forecasts and the corps’ reservoir release plans.

      03/23/2012


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management - March 6, 2012

      Twice monthly conference calls to keep the basin informed. This call is intended for congressional delegations, tribes, state governments, county and local officials and the media to discuss current weather conditions, forecasts and the corps’ reservoir release plans.

      03/06/2012


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management - Feb. 17, 2012

      Twice monthly conference calls to keep the basin informed. This call is intended for congressional delegations, tribes, state governments, county and local officials and the media to discuss current weather conditions, forecasts and the corps’ reservoir release plans.

      02/17/2012


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management - Feb. 3, 2012

      Twice monthly conference calls to keep the basin informed. This call is intended for congressional delegations, tribes, state governments, county and local officials and the media to discuss current weather conditions, forecasts and the corps’ reservoir release plans.

      02/03/2012


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management - Jan. 20, 2012

      Twice monthly conference calls to keep the basin informed. This call is intended for congressional delegations, tribes, state governments, county and local officials and the media to discuss current weather conditions, forecasts and the corps’ reservoir release plans.

      01/20/2012


    • Missouri River Basin Water Management - Jan. 6, 2012

      Twice monthly conference call with Corps of Engineers, Climate Prediction Center, congressional delegation, tribes, states, local and county emergency management officials.

      01/06/2012