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  • Jamestown Reservoir releases increasing after rains

    Reservoir releases from Jamestown Dam (North Dakota) are being increased to 350 cubic feet per second.
  • Pipestem Reservoir reaches expected summer release

    Reservoir releases are being increased from Pipestem Dam to its expected summer release. The current pool elevation at Pipestem Dam is 1478.5 feet, almost 51% into its flood pool. Lake levels peaked this year on June 3 at 1479.4 feet, almost 53% into its flood pool. Today, releases are being increased from 450 cubic feet per second to 550 cfs. This release is expected to stay constant for the remainder of the summer. The target date for flood control evacuation at Pipestem Dam is Sept. 1.
  • Release changes set for Jamestown, Pipestem reservoirs

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, is increasing the reservoir releases today from Pipestem Dam, North Dakota, while reducing releases from Jamestown Dam.
  • Releases increased from Pipestem Reservoir

    Reservoir releases are being increased today from Pipestem Dam, North Dakota, to begin evacuating storage in the flood control pool. Releases are being reduced from nearby Jamestown Dam as it nears its target elevation of 1431.0 feet, the base of the exclusive flood control pool.
  • Corps starts spring releases from Jamestown, Pipestem reservoirs

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, is increasing reservoir releases at Jamestown and Pipestem dams in North Dakota to begin evacuating spring snow melt runoff.
  • Winter Release Levels Decreased at Pipestem Dam

    A river rise occurred late last week in the City of Jamestown due to ice formation south of town. In order to provide relief, releases were reduced by 50 cfs from Pipestem Dam, for a total release of 200 cfs.
  • Corps provides Jamestown and Pipestem reservoirs update

    Pipestem Reservoir has initiated summer releases to evacuate flood control storage by a target date of Sept. 1, 2019. Releases were increased to 200 cfs Thursday, and will be stepped up to the expected summer release of 450 cfs Friday.
  • Draft environmental assessment for the Pipestem Dam Safety Modification Study in Stutsman County, North Dakota available for public review

    A draft environmental assessment (EA) for a Dam Safety Modification Study on Pipestem Dam, located four miles northwest of Jamestown in Stutsman County, North Dakota, is currently available for public review. Comments must be postmarked or received no later than May 22, 2019.