Corps Invites Public Comment on Des Moines River Water Control Plan Update

Published March 15, 2017

ROCK ISLAND, Illinois - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District is in the process of updating the Des Moines River Regulation Manual and is inviting public comment through March 31 from anyone wishing to provide input. A copy of the current manual and a link to a video presentation, used by the Rock Island District during public scoping meetings, can be found at The video and website provide detailed information about proposed updates to the Des Moines River Water Control Plan that includes the Water Control Manuals for Saylorville Lake and Lake Red Rock.  

Comments may be submitted by mail to: Rock Island District, Attn: PM-M, P.O. Box 2004, Rock Island, IL 61204-2004; by email to; or by telephone to: (309) 794-5704. A comment form is available online at: Prior to March 3, a technical issue prevented some forms from being received. Anyone who previously submitted comments using the "submit button" on the form is asked to resubmit.

Jim Homann
(309) 794-5704

Release no. 17-013