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Carlyle Lake Update

CARLYLE LAKE - As of 11:00 a.m. on Monday, May 1, 2017 the pool elevation at Carlyle Lake was 446.70 feet, referenced to the National Geodetic Vertical Datum (NGVD). The current release rate is approximately 1,050 cubic feet per second (cfs). The inflow for Sunday, April 30, 2017 was approximately 22,390 day second feet (dsf). With current precipitation on the ground, Carlyle Lake is forecasted to crest at 451.5 feet NGVD on Friday, May 5, 2017. Carlyle Lake Dam is operating as designed, helping reduce flood stages on the Lower Kaskaskia and Mississippi Rivers. [Read More]
Published: May-03-17

Update of Flooding at Wappapello Lake, 4-30-17

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Wappapello Lake reports significant rains received in the St. Francis watershed north of Wappapello Lake have caused the upper St. Francis River and Wappapello Lake to rise. As of 10 a.m. on Sunday, April 30, 2017, the Wappapello Lake level was 382.52 feet relative to the National Geodetic Vertical Datum (NGVD) and rising. [Read More]
Published: Apr-30-17

Corps of Engineers activates Emergency Operations Center

St. Louis District Commander Col. Anthony Mitchell activated the Emergency Operations Center Friday, April 28 to increase awareness and prepare for forecasted river stages. [Read More]
Published: Apr-30-17

Blackjack Marina Utilizes Ray Behrens Boat Ramp at Mark Twain Lake

Mark Twain Lake - Blackjack Marina will utilize two of the four lanes of the Ray Behrens Boat Ramp, [Read More]
Published: Apr-27-17

Errett named Hydrology, Hydraulics and Coastal Community of Practice Professional of the Year

St. Louis District Hydraulic engineer and Water manager received the 2017 Hydrology, Hydraulics and Coastal Community of Practice Professional of the Year award for the positive impact his service and water management expertise has had on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the region, and the nation. [Read More]
Published: Apr-20-17

Mark Twain Lake Apprentice Hunt

Mark Twain Lake -The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Mark Twain Lake, in partnership with the Mark [Read More]
Published: Apr-11-17

Okaw Valley School District receives national award for partnership with Lake Shelbyville

Maj. Gen. Michael Wehr, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi Valley Division commander, presented Okaw Valley School District with the 2016 Excellence in Partnership Award today, during a special ceremony at Okaw Valley High School. [Read More]
Published: Mar-29-17

Temporary Closure of Riverlands Way

The US Army Corps of Engineers, Rivers Project Office, will temporarily close Riverlands Way to vehicle traffic on Saturday March 25, 2017. The road will be closed from 6:00 am to 10:30 am for the annual Alton Half Marathon. Maple Island Access Area will still be available via Red School Road. For more information please contact Christopher Garcia at the Rivers Project Office at 636-899-0094. [Read More]
Published: Mar-22-17

Annual Turkey Hunt for Persons with Disabilities at Mark Twain Lake

The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Paris Lions Club has scheduled the Annual Turkey Hunt for [Read More]
Published: Mar-14-17

Temporary Closure of Dam West Boat Ramp

CARLYLE LAKE – The Dam West Boat Ramp will be temporarily closed on weekdays from Monday, March 13, 2017 through Friday, April 28, 2017. This closure is necessary to ensure public safety while trucks haul riprap for the extension of the breakwater at Dam West Boat Ramp. Visitors should use Allen Branch and Apache Boat Ramps located in Eldon Hazlet State Park or the Dam East Boat Ramp and Keyesport Boat Ramp which will be available to the general public during this period. [Read More]
Published: Mar-07-17
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