Missouri River Flooding

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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Missouri River Flooding
10:42 am
Wed March 5, 2014

Landowners file lawsuit over Missouri River floods

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.

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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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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
1:47 pm
Fri November 9, 2012

Repairs to Omaha's levee system nearing completion

Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials announced Friday that levee repairs are nearly complete following last year's Missouri River flooding.
Credit Katie Schubert / KIOS-FM

More than a year after severe flooding devastated areas along the Missouri River, repairs to Omaha’s levee system are nearly complete.

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Missouri River Flooding
1:56 pm
Sun October 28, 2012

Public meeting next month to discuss status of Ft. Calhoun Station

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.

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Missouri River Flooding
8:50 am
Thu October 25, 2012

Council Bluffs officials: Missouri River flood cost the city over $4 million

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Council Bluffs officials say the Missouri River flooding last year will cost the city about $4.5 million.

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Missouri River Flooding
2:21 pm
Mon July 23, 2012

Hamburg Rebuilds

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's Deborah Newcombe takes us there.

More information about Hamburg's efforts is available at www.hamburglevee.com. The Omaha District of the U-S Army Corps of Engineers estimates it'll cost 280-million dollars to repair all the damage caused by last year's flooding will cost 280-million dollars.

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
2:52 pm
Fri June 22, 2012

Corps of Engineers: more than $100 million in post-flood repair projects complete

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials say more than $100 million dollars worth of levee repair work has been done following last year’s Missouri River flooding.

Omaha and Kansas City District officials updated the post-flood repairs during a conference call Friday. Last summer’s flooding along the Missouri River caused significant damage in Nebraska and Iowa.

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