Missouri River Water Management News

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Category: Dams
  • Snake Creek Dam Safety Modification Study draft Environmental Assessment available for public comment

    A draft Environmental Assessment (EA) has been prepared for the Snake Creek Dam Safety Modification Study (DSMS). Conducted in accordance with Section 149 of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) 2020, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District has reevaluated recent interim risk reduction measures (IRRMs) implemented in the 2019 update to the Lake Audubon Water Control Manual (WCM). One operational alternative and two structural and operational combination alternatives were assessed in addition to the No Action Alternative.
  • Garrison Dam Draft Environmental Assessment study open for public comment

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District is releasing its Draft Environmental Assessment to evaluate measures to reduce unacceptable dam safety risks at Garrison Dam on the Missouri River in Mercer and McLean Counties, North Dakota. The public is encouraged to provide feedback and comments during this 30-day review and comment period.
  • Public meeting scheduled for Little Goose Creek general investigations study

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in cooperation with the city of Sheridan, Wyoming, will hold a public meeting on Wed., Jan. 11, 2023, at 612 North Main Street in Sheridan. The purpose of the meeting is to share information on the recently initiated general investigations feasibility study. The study location is within downtown Sheridan within the concrete lined portion of the Little Goose Creek channel (approximately 1,700 linear feet of the channel).
  • USACE to host Pipestem Dam open house in Jamestown, North Dakota, Nov. 1

    OMAHA, Neb. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District announced it will begin a multi-year project this fall to rebuild the spillway at Pipestem Dam near Jamestown in Stutsman County, North Dakota. Construction of a modified spillway and new additional features in the spillway area will reduce the likelihood of erosion should the spillway experience significant flow from the Pipestem Reservoir.
  • Maintenance, construction scheduled at Salt Creek Dams near Lincoln

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District will be performing maintenance and construction activities Aug. 23 to Nov. 20, at the downstream conduit outlet plunge pools at the following Salt Creek Dam sites: 8 (Wagon Train), 9 (Stagecoach), 10 (Yankee Hill), 12 (Conestoga) and 13 (Twin Lakes); additionally, some downstream maintenance will occur at site 4 (Blue Stem).