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Corps of Engineers Raises Coralville Lake Outflows

Iowa City, Iowa -- Increased inflow into Coralville Lake from its 3,084-square-mile watershed on the Iowa River continues to raise pool levels. In response to rainfall occurring over the Iowa River watershed; subsequent increased inflows into Coralville Lake; requests from the cities of Iowa City and Coralville, and the University of Iowa; and the potential for additional rainfall over the next several weeks, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is increasing outflows from Coralville Lake. [Read More]
Published: Jun-30-10

Lake Red Rock Outflows Holding at 50,000 Cubic Feet Per Second

Knoxville, Iowa -- (June 30, 2010) Increased inflow into Lake Red Rock from its 12,323 square-mile watershed on the Des Moines River continues to cause pool levels to rise as flood waters are stored. In response to the increased inflow due to heavy rainfall runoff over the Des Moines River watershed, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has increased outflows from Lake Red Rock. [Read More]
Published: Jun-30-10

Saylorville Lake Inflows Will Overtop Spillway - Update

Des Moines, Iowa -- (June 30, 2010) Inflows into the Saylorville Lake from its 5,823 square-mile watershed on the Des Moines River continue to cause pool levels to rise. In response to rainfall occurring over the Des Moines River watershed and subsequent increased inflows into Saylorville Lake, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers continues to release its maximum outflow from its conduit. [Read More]
Published: Jun-30-10

Saylorville Lake Inflows Will Overtop Spillway - Update

Des Moines, Iowa -- (June 30, 2010) Inflows into the Saylorville Lake from its 5,823 square-mile watershed on the Des Moines River continue to cause pool levels to rise. In response to rainfall occurring over the Des Moines River watershed and subsequent increased inflows into Saylorville Lake, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers continues to release its maximum outflow from its conduit [Read More]
Published: Jun-30-10

Saylorville Lake Inflows Will Overtop Spillway

Des Moines, Iowa -- Increased inflow into the Saylorville Lake from its 5,823 square-mile watershed on the Des Moines River has caused pool levels to continue to rise. In response to the National Weather Service’s 24-hour forecast, rainfall occurring over the Des Moines River watershed, and subsequent increased inflow into Saylorville Lake, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers continues to release its maximum outflow from its conduit. [Read More]
Published: Jun-28-10

Lake Red Rock Water Releases Increase; Localized Downstream Flooding to Occur

Knoxville, Iowa -- Increased inflow into Lake Red Rock from its 12,323 square-mile watershed on the Des Moines River is causing pool levels to rise as flood waters are stored. In response to the increased inflow and National Weather Service forecast for rainfall over the Des Moines River watershed, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will increase outflows from Lake Red Rock over the next several days. [Read More]
Published: Jun-22-10

Corps hosts meeting to discuss flood risk plan for Cedar Rapids

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites the public to attend informational meetings for the Cedar River, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Feasibility Study, June 23 at the Crowne Center Plaza Five Seasons Hotel. The purpose of the meetings is to explain the Corps’ tentatively selected plan for flood risk management for Cedar Rapids. [Read More]
Published: Jun-21-10

Corps to host meeting about Cedar River Feasibility Study

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites the public to attend informational meetings for the Cedar River, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Feasibility Study, June 23 at the Crowne Center Plaza Five Seasons Hotel. The purpose of the meetings is to explain the Corps’ tentatively selected plan for flood risk management for Cedar Rapids. [Read More]
Published: Jun-09-10

Army Corps of Engineers awards contract for recreation area rehab at Saylorville Lake

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, awarded a contract in the amount of $743,763 for Sandpiper Recreation Area Rehabilitation at Saylorville Lake in Polk County, Iowa. [Read More]
Published: Jun-02-10

Coralville Lake Outflows Being Reduced

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, is reducing Coralville Reservoir outflows to 1000 cubic feet per second or less on Thursday June 3, 2010, to allow for divers to survey for freshwater mussels just below Park Road Bridge in Iowa City, Iowa. [Read More]
Published: May-10-10
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