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    Part 2 Missouri River spring public meeting

    Part 2 Missouri River spring public meeting

    04.10.2019 | Video by <a href="/portfolio/1104381/eileen-williamson">Eileen Williamson</a>
    Kevin Grode provides an overview of the Missouri River Mainstem System of Dams and the purposes they serve. He breaks down the drainage areas for...
    Part 1 Missouri River Spring Public Meeting

    Part 1 Missouri River Spring Public Meeting

    04.10.2019 | Video by <a href="/portfolio/1104381/eileen-williamson">Eileen Williamson</a>
    John Remus opens the April spring public meeting for the operation of the Missouri River Mainstem System in Sioux City, Iowa on April 10,...
    Part 3 Missouri River spring public meeting

    Part 3 Missouri River spring public meeting

    04.10.2019 | Video by <a href="/portfolio/1104381/eileen-williamson">Eileen Williamson</a>
    Mike Swenson presents the runoff forecast for the upper and lower end of potential runoff scenarios for the Missouri River basin upstream from...
    Union Dike Repair

    Union Dike Repair

    03.25.2019 | Video by <a href="/portfolio/1419975/zane-ecklund">Zane Ecklund</a>
    The Union Dike levee breach near Fremont, Neb., is repaired by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Omaha District
    2019 runoff event

    2019 runoff event

    03.23.2019 | Video by <a href="/portfolio/1419975/zane-ecklund">Zane Ecklund</a>
    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Omaha District fills in a breach on the Union Dike Friday, March 23, after it was damaged by runoff from the...
    Missouri River Water Management Monthly Update

    Missouri River Water Management Monthly Update

    01.08.2019 | Video by <a href="/portfolio/1104381/eileen-williamson">Eileen Williamson</a>
    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is committed to providing frequent communications with stakeholders in the basin. The corps aims to keep the...
    Missouri River at Bismarck ice-in to ice-out 2017-2018

    Missouri River at Bismarck ice-in to ice-out 2017-2018

    12.07.2018 | Video by <a href="/portfolio/1104381/eileen-williamson">Eileen Williamson</a>
    The Missouri River at Bismarck, North Dakota, was declared iced in on December 29, 2017 and was declared free of ice on March 27, 2018. This...
    Gavins Point Dam Releases

    Gavins Point Dam Releases

    06.22.2018 | Video by <a href="/portfolio/1104381/eileen-williamson">Eileen Williamson</a>
    Mr. John Remus Chief of Water Management for the Missouri River Mainstem system provides an update on release reductions from Gavins Point Dam to...
    2019 runoff event

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    2019 runoff event

    2019 runoff event

    03.23.2019 | Photo by <a href="/portfolio/1419975/zane-ecklund">Zane Ecklund</a>
    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Omaha District fills in a breach on the Union Dike Friday, March 23, after it was damaged by runoff from the...
    Missouri River Basin Weekly Update March 5, 2019

    Missouri River Basin Weekly Update March 5, 2019

    03.05.2019 | Photo by <a href="/portfolio/1104381/eileen-williamson">Eileen Williamson</a>
    System storage is 56.1 MAF, at the base of the Annual Flood Control and Multiple Use Zone, which means that all 16.3 MAF of flood storage is...
    Missouri River Water Management Press Conference

    Missouri River Water Management Press Conference

    06.22.2018 | Photo by <a href="/portfolio/1104381/eileen-williamson">Eileen Williamson</a>
    Mr. John Remus, Chief of the Missouri River Water Management Division with the Northwestern Division of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hosted a...
    Missouri River Basin Weekly update - June 5, 2018

    Missouri River Basin Weekly update - June 5, 2018

    06.05.2018 | Photo by <a href="/portfolio/1104381/eileen-williamson">Eileen Williamson</a>
    System storage is currently 64.1 MAF, 8.0 MAF above the base of the Annual Flood Control and Multiple Use Zone. More than 50 percent of the 16.3...
    Weekly Missouri Basin Update May 8

    Weekly Missouri Basin Update May 8

    05.08.2018 | Photo by <a href="/portfolio/1104381/eileen-williamson">Eileen Williamson</a>
    Weekly updated graphic showing runoff, reservoir storage, and mountain snowpack for the Missouri River basin. System storage is currently 60.9...
    Missouri River Basin Water Management

    Missouri River Basin Water Management

    02.06.2018 | Photo by <a href="/portfolio/1104381/eileen-williamson">Eileen Williamson</a>
    Following historic flooding in the Missouri River Basin during 2011, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Northwestern Division committed to...
    Hearn retires after more then 30 years of federal service

    Hearn retires after more then 30 years of federal...

    11.29.2017 | Photo by <a href="/portfolio/1104381/eileen-williamson">Eileen Williamson</a>
    Dr. James Hearn, with wife Lauren is presented the the Bronze de Fluery Medal by Northwestern Division Commander, Maj. Gen. Scott A. Spellmon. Dr....

    Recent News Stories

    Omaha District Makes Progress on Union Dike

    03.26.2019 | Story by <a href="/portfolio/1419975/zane-ecklund">Zane Ecklund</a>
    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District continues to rebuild the Union Dike levee breach near Valley, Nebraska.
    2019 runoff forecast above average; Public meetings set for April 9-11

    2019 runoff forecast above average; Public meetings...

    03.07.2019 | Story by <a href="/portfolio/1104381/eileen-williamson">Eileen Williamson</a>
    The 2019 runoff forecast in the Missouri River Basin above Sioux City, Iowa, is 28.4 million acre feet (MAF), 112 percent of normal, according to...

    Reservoir system prepared for 2019 runoff season

    02.07.2019 | Story by <a href="/portfolio/1104381/eileen-williamson">Eileen Williamson</a>
    OMAHA, NE – All 2018 stored flood waters were evacuated from the Missouri River mainstem reservoir system (System) as of Jan. 29. The full 16.3 million acre-feet (MAF) of designated flood control storage is available to manage 2019 runoff. “The System stands ready to capture spring runoff, reducing flood risk while providing support to other authorized project purposes. Current Gavins Point releases are 20,000 cubic feet per second (cfs)...

    Corps steps down releases from Gavins Point Dam to...

    12.07.2018 | Story by <a href="/portfolio/1104381/eileen-williamson">Eileen Williamson</a>
    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) began reducing Gavins Point releases to the winter release rate on December 2. The releases will be stepped down at a rate of 3,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) per day until they reach 20,000 cfs on December 11. Releases are expected to remain at or near 20,000 cfs for the remainder of the winter. Gavins Point Dam winter releases normally range between 12,000 and 17,000 cfs.

    Higher-than-average releases from Missouri River...

    07.06.2018 | Story by <a href="/portfolio/1104381/eileen-williamson">Eileen Williamson</a>
    Due to the water currently being stored in the reservoirs and the higher-than-average runoff being forecast in the Missouri River Basin above Sioux City, Iowa, the service level was increased 25,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) above full service in late June to facilitate the evacuation of stored flood waters. The increased service level means that Gavins Point releases will be increased to approximately 60,000 cfs, as downstream tributary...

    Higher than average releases from Missouri River...

    06.05.2018 | Story by <a href="/portfolio/1104381/eileen-williamson">Eileen Williamson</a>
    Higher-than-average releases from all Missouri River System projects, including Gavins Point, will continue over the next several months. Gavins Point releases will be adjusted, when needed, in response to basin conditions. When necessary, the Corps will reduce releases from the System projects and utilize the available flood control space in the reservoirs, in order to lessen flooding downstream of all the projects. It is important to note...

    Missouri River Mainstem projects will maintain...

    05.08.2018 | Story by <a href="/portfolio/1104381/eileen-williamson">Eileen Williamson</a>
    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) Missouri River Basin Water Management Division plans to maintain higher-than-average releases from all System projects, including Gavins Point, over the next several months. “Due to higher-than-average runoff being forecast in the Missouri River Basin above Sioux City, Iowa, we have increased the service level 15,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) above full service to facilitate the evacuation of...

    Recent Audio

    Missouri River Basin Water Management

    03.27.2019 | Audio by <a href="/portfolio/1104381/eileen-williamson">Eileen Williamson</a>
    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is committed to providing frequent communications with stakeholders in the basin. The corps aims to keep the...

    Missouri River Basin Water Management 3/25/19

    03.25.2019 | Audio by <a href="/portfolio/1104381/eileen-williamson">Eileen Williamson</a>
    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is committed to providing frequent communications with stakeholders in the basin. The corps aims to keep the...

    Missouri River Basin Water Management 3/24/19

    03.24.2019 | Audio by <a href="/portfolio/1104381/eileen-williamson">Eileen Williamson</a>
    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is committed to providing frequent communications with stakeholders in the basin. The corps aims to keep the...

    Missouri River Basin Water Management 3/22/19

    03.22.2019 | Audio by <a href="/portfolio/1104381/eileen-williamson">Eileen Williamson</a>
    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is committed to providing frequent communications with stakeholders in the basin. The corps aims to keep the...

    Missouri River Basin Water Management 3/21/19

    03.21.2019 | Audio by <a href="/portfolio/1104381/eileen-williamson">Eileen Williamson</a>
    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is committed to providing frequent communications with stakeholders in the basin. The corps aims to keep the...

    Missouri River Basin Water Management 3/20/19

    03.20.2019 | Audio by <a href="/portfolio/1104381/eileen-williamson">Eileen Williamson</a>
    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is committed to providing frequent communications with stakeholders in the basin. The corps aims to keep the...

    Missouri River Basin Water Management 3/19/19

    03.19.2019 | Audio by <a href="/portfolio/1104381/eileen-williamson">Eileen Williamson</a>
    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is committed to providing frequent communications with stakeholders in the basin. The corps aims to keep the...

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