Archive: May, 2011
  • Lake Red Rock pool continues to rise as inflows increase

    ROCK ISLAND, ILL. – Recent heavy rainfall and increased inflow into Lake Red Rock from its 12,323-square-mile watershed on the Des Moines River is causing the pool level to rise. Pending additional heavy rainfall, the pool is expected to peak at approximately 761.6 feet on June 3, and then begin to fall.
  • Corps returns Lake Red Rock and Saylorville Lake to normal operations

    ROCK ISLAND, ILL. – As flood waters slowly recede on the Lower Mississippi River, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is resuming normal operations at its reservoirs located on the Des Moines River, Iowa.