Missouri River Flooding http://kios.org en Officials deny causing Missouri River floods http://kios.org/post/officials-deny-causing-missouri-river-floods <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The federal government says the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers shouldn't be blamed for causing major flooding along the Missouri River. Mon, 23 Jun 2014 18:57:00 +0000 Associated Press 49131 at http://kios.org Landowners file lawsuit over Missouri River floods http://kios.org/post/landowners-file-lawsuit-over-missouri-river-floods <div style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 13px; line-height: 15px;"><p>OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A group of farmers and business owners is suing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, claiming the agency mismanaged the Missouri River since 2006 and contributed to major flooding in five states.</p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 16:42:18 +0000 Associated Press 43750 at http://kios.org Final contracts being awarded to repair 2011 flood damage http://kios.org/post/final-contracts-being-awarded-repair-2011-flood-damage <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — More than $180 million worth of repairs to Missouri River levees battered by the historic 2011 flooding are winding down. But critics complain the work is taking too long to complete.</span> Sat, 02 Feb 2013 20:05:10 +0000 Associated Press 25279 at http://kios.org Work Continues on Gavins Point Dam http://kios.org/post/work-continues-gavins-point-dam <P>The US Army Corps of Engineers will begin a spillway slab repair project at Gavins Point Dam this month. Mon, 03 Dec 2012 12:06:06 +0000 Cheril Lee 22683 at http://kios.org Work Continues on Gavins Point Dam Repairs to Omaha's levee system nearing completion http://kios.org/post/repairs-omahas-levee-system-nearing-completion <p></p><p>More than a year after severe flooding devastated areas along the Missouri River, repairs to Omaha’s levee system are nearly complete.</p><p> Fri, 09 Nov 2012 19:47:01 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 21771 at http://kios.org Repairs to Omaha's levee system nearing completion Public meeting next month to discuss status of Ft. Calhoun Station http://kios.org/post/public-meeting-next-month-discuss-status-ft-calhoun-station <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The public will have a chance to get another update on the status of the troubled Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant at a meeting in Blair next month.</span> Sun, 28 Oct 2012 18:56:05 +0000 Associated Press 21154 at http://kios.org Council Bluffs officials: Missouri River flood cost the city over $4 million http://kios.org/post/council-bluffs-officials-missouri-river-flood-cost-city-over-4-million-0 <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Council Bluffs officials say the Missouri River flooding last year will cost the city about $4.5 million.</span> Thu, 25 Oct 2012 13:50:15 +0000 Associated Press 21030 at http://kios.org Hamburg Rebuilds http://kios.org/post/hamburg-rebuilds <p>Last summer at this time, Nebraska and Iowa were in the grips of major flooding along the Missouri River. Now, a small southwest Iowa community hopes to make permanent a levee that protected them from the river. Omaha Public Radio&#39;s Deborah Newcombe takes us there.</p> Mon, 23 Jul 2012 19:21:29 +0000 16482 at http://kios.org Hamburg Rebuilds Corps of Engineers: runoff from six Missouri River dams to remain below normal http://kios.org/post/corps-engineers-runoff-six-missouri-river-dams-remain-below-normal <p>The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says runoff from the six dams that feed the Missouri River will be below normal the rest of the year.</p><p>In a news release, Corps officials say the July runoff forecast shows below-normal runoff for the rest of 2012. It&rsquo;s at 87-percent of normal north of Sioux City.</p><p>Jody Farhat, chief of the Omaha District&rsquo;s Water Management Division, says the lower runoff means normal operating conditions. It won&rsquo;t affect the navigation season, which ends November 24<sup>th</sup> at Omaha.</p> Thu, 05 Jul 2012 19:15:54 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 15614 at http://kios.org Corps of Engineers: runoff from six Missouri River dams to remain below normal Corps of Engineers: more than $100 million in post-flood repair projects complete http://kios.org/post/corps-engineers-more-100-million-post-flood-repair-projects-complete <p><a href="http://www.nwo.usace.army.mil">U.S. Army Corps of Engineers</a> officials say more than $100 million dollars worth of levee repair work has been done following last year&rsquo;s Missouri River flooding.</p><p>Omaha and Kansas City District officials updated the post-flood repairs during a conference call Friday. Last summer&rsquo;s flooding along the Missouri River caused significant damage in Nebraska and Iowa.</p> Fri, 22 Jun 2012 19:52:01 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 14966 at http://kios.org Corps of Engineers: more than $100 million in post-flood repair projects complete