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Missouri River Flooding
6:06 am
Mon December 3, 2012

Work Continues on Gavins Point Dam

Gavins Point Dam

The US Army Corps of Engineers will begin a spillway slab repair project at Gavins Point Dam this month.

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Missouri River Flooding
9:22 pm
Sun May 6, 2012

Corps of Engineers to inspect Gavins Point Dam for post-flood damage

The Missouri River is expected to drop nearly three feet at Omaha at the end of this week as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers inspects Gavins Point Dam.

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Missouri River Flooding
2:17 pm
Wed February 22, 2012

OPPD: we take full responsibility for "broad performance issues" at Ft. Calhoun Station

OPPD officials say the Fort Calhoun Nuclear Station won’t reopen until they’re confident safety issues at the plant are resolved.

Utility leaders met in Washington, D.C., Wednesday with the NRC to update performance issues at the plant. Fort Calhoun Station has been closed since last April. Since then, the NRC has cited OPPD for multiple violations at the plant, including being ill-prepared for a flood. NRC officials say a fire at the plant last June also wasn’t reported within the required time frame.

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Missouri River Flooding
8:56 am
Mon February 6, 2012

Corps of Engineers makes additional space available in reservoirs ahead of runoff season

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says additional storage space will be available in the six Missouri River main stem reservoirs this spring.

During a biweekly conference call Friday, Corps officials discussed conditions going in to the start of the spring runoff season, which begins March first. Jody Farhat, Chief of the Omaha District’s Water Management Division, says plains and mountain snowpack are below this time last year.

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