army corps of engineers

Corps: 2015 'nearly normal' year in the Missouri Basin

Oct 29, 2015

The army Corps of Engineers says 2015 was about as close to normal a year in the Missouri River basin – at least in terms of runoff.

But how that runoff happened was anything but normal.

"It was very dry in the early months of the year," said the Corps' Jody Farhat. "We had low plains and mountain snowpack. But then we had good rains that built up the storage in the reservoirs, and it ended up to be an average year, with good service to all authorized purposes."

FM Diversion - Public Input Sought

Sep 17, 2012

A new southern alignment is being discussed for the Fargo-Moorhead river diversion channel. Initial review shows benefits for some, but not for all. Reporter Todd McDonald has this story...

A plan by the Army Corps of Engineers to charge water users living along Missouri River reservoirs for that water isn’t sitting well with the basin states.

The Corps has been holding public meetings throughout the Missouri Basin to discuss its proposal.

Tolna Coulee control structure dedicated

Jul 20, 2012
D. Webster / Prairie Public

Officials from the Army Corps of Engineers were on site at the Tolna Coulee near Devils Lake to commemorate the completion of a flood control structure there.  Prairie Public’s Danielle Webster has the story.