Corps Cuts Flows on Missouri River, Prepping for More Drought in 2023

(MISSOURINET) –  As the downstream navigation season on the Missouri River is wrapping up for the year, releases from Gavins Point Dam in South Dakota are being reduced to winter levels. It’s a seasonal move, according to John Remus (REE-mus). He’s chief of the Missouri River Basin Water Management Division of the U-S Army Corps of Engineers in Omaha:

While releases are being cut way back, Remus says the Corps will continue to work with downstream users. Depending on upstream conditions, he says the Corps normally starts increasing flows again in mid-March.

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