The Omaha (Neb.) Engineer District recently awarded contracts worth $10.3 million to repair severe damage to levees from this spring’s flooding, including levees that protect Offutt Air Force Base. The… Read More
Widespread and heavy rainfall in the upper Missouri River basin—above Sioux City, Iowa—resulted in another month of above average runoff, the Corps of Engineers reported. Areas of Montana, Wyoming, South… Read More
Much-above average runoff in the upper Missouri River basin (above Sioux City, Iowa) extended into June following widespread and heavy rainfall in South Dakota and Nebraska. Additionally, widespread and heavy… Read More
As water levels drop, Upper Mississippi River locks are slowly reopening. By June 20, all locks in the Rock Island Engineer District were opened, according to a district spokesman, who… Read More
Continued rains and high water mean that river restrictions, lock closures and delays are now expected until mid-June. At this writing, another storm system has just pushed through the Midwest—again… Read More
By Tom Waters The flood of 2019 has wreaked havoc in Missouri, Iowa, Kansas and Nebraska. From Omaha to Kansas City, more than 100 breaches in levees allowed the Missouri… Read More
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