US Army Corps of Engineers
St. Louis District

2019 Flood Fight

St. Louis District Corps of Engineers Update: Thursday, May 16, 2019

The Emergency Operation Center is open from 7 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Flood fight teams have been deployed and are monitoring, providing technical assistance to levee districts and ensuring supplies such as sand bags, pumps, and plastic sheeting are available if needed.

If you are in need of sandbags and other flood fight materials, please request assistance through your local emergency managers or through the state Emergency Operation Center. All requests for Corps supplies should be called in to the St. Louis District EOC at 314-331-8506 to coordinate pickup at our warehouse.

 Jerry Costello Lock and Dam is closed until further notice due to high water levels.

River and Reservoir information such as river stage, pool elevations, inflows and discharges are updated regularly, be sure to check it out.

Lock Closures

As of Wednesday​, May 15, 2019:

Locks & Dam

Lock Status

Lock & Dam 24 (Clarksville, Mo.)


Lock & Dam 25 (Winfield, Mo.)


Mel Price Locks & Dam (Alton, Ill.)


Locks 27 (Granite City, Ill.)


Costello Lock & Dam (Modoc, Ill.)


Tools & Resources


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