In response to developing flood conditions on the Missouri River, the Kansas City Engineer District commander, Col. Doug Guttormsen, declared a flood emergency to exist within the Kansas City District. Read More
Recent inland waterways industry news, covering the Mississippi River, Ohio River, Missouri River, Tennessee River, Gulf Intracoastal Waterway and more. Articles on economic, environmental and logistic advantages of barge shipping, plus other stories pertaining to locks and dams and other waterway infrastructure.
The 2019 runoff forecast in the Missouri River Basin above Sioux City, Iowa, is 28.4 million acre feet, 112 percent of normal, according to the Corps of Engineers’ Missouri River… Read More
Dr. Jane McKee Smith, a senior research scientist with the Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory (CHL) at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC), has been elected to the… Read More
The slow fall on the bloated Lower Mississippi River had reached Helena, Ark., as of March 7, where the river topped out at around 50 feet—six feet above flood stage. Read More
The barge industry is getting socked by closed locks and consequent delays on the Ohio, Tennessee and Cumberland rivers. Members of the Inland Waterways Users Board (IWUB) were briefed on… Read More