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Corps of Engineers makes progress on emergency operations repairs, continues process to secure levee breach repair funding and award contracts

Published April 11, 2019
Pacific Junction/Glenwood, Iowa

Pacific Junction/Glenwood, Iowa

OMAHA, Neb.—The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, completed emergency operations repairs at the water treatment plant in Pacific Junction/Glenwood, Iowa Tuesday, and continues to work toward securing funding and awarding contracts for levee repair work.

Also, the district continues to provide technical assistance to the City of Hamburg, Iowa to identify interim emergency protection measures that can be put in place to protect their city water plant and portions of their downtown area.

Weather Impact on Mission

According the National Weather Service, a major Spring storm will continue heavy snow and blizzard conditions from the Dakotas to Minnesota Thursday into Friday. We remind everyone in the areas previously impacted by the recent runoff event to continue to exercise caution and to stay connected with local authorities, including emergency management resources. As the weather develops, we will provide more information about our activities but in the meantime, we urge everyone in the storm's projected path to take extra steps to ensure your safety. FEMA provides a number of resources to assist you and your family prepare for a disaster, available here: https://www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/documents/7877.

Current Release Information

The Corps of Engineers, Northwestern Division, adjusts the flows on its dams considering weather conditions, current and forecasted water conditions, as well as

For details, visit: http://www.nwd-mr.usace.army.mil/rcc/reports/pdfs/MRBWM_River_Daily.pdf



Estimated Intake (cfs)

Estimated Discharge (cfs)

Fort Peck Dam



Garrison Dam



Oahe Dam



Big Bend Dam



Fort Randall Dam

55, 000


Gavins Point Dam



As of 4-11-2019 09:11

Omaha Public Affairs Office

Release no. 19-026