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Missouri River Flooding
1:57 pm
Mon June 23, 2014

Officials deny causing Missouri River floods

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.

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Weather
8:10 am
Fri June 20, 2014

Fort Calhoun Station prepares for flooding

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha Public Power District officials say it will reduce power as it prepares for rising water on the Missouri River.

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Weather
1:24 pm
Fri November 15, 2013

Corps of Engineers preparing to cut water releases to winter levels

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is preparing to cut releases from Gavins Point Dam to winter levels.

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Weather
1:56 pm
Fri May 17, 2013

Corps of Engineers keeping drought conservation measures in place

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says drought conservation measures will remain in place along the Missouri River basin.

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Missouri River Flooding
2:05 pm
Sat February 2, 2013

Final contracts being awarded to repair 2011 flood damage

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.

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Weather
1:58 pm
Mon November 26, 2012

Mississippi River interests seek help due to low water levels

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Businesses that move products on the Mississippi River continue to seek the government's help as the river approaches historic lows.

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Government
9:29 am
Fri November 16, 2012

Missouri, Illinois lawmakers express concern over drought conservation measures

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Illinois Governor Pat Quinn and Missouri U.S. Senator Roy Blunt are joining the chorus expressing concern over the Army Corps of Engineers plan to reduce flow from an Missouri River reservoir, potentially affecting shipping on the Mississippi River.

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Weather
8:10 am
Mon October 8, 2012

Record low inflows in to the Missouri River basin in September

This year’s severe drought caused record low inflows in September in the Missouri River basin.

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Missouri River Flooding
2:15 pm
Thu July 5, 2012

Corps of Engineers: runoff from six Missouri River dams to remain below normal

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.

In a news release, Corps officials say the July runoff forecast shows below-normal runoff for the rest of 2012. It’s at 87-percent of normal north of Sioux City.

Jody Farhat, chief of the Omaha District’s Water Management Division, says the lower runoff means normal operating conditions. It won’t affect the navigation season, which ends November 24th at Omaha.

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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