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Water Flows Reduced

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Water Flows Reduced

Releases from Gavins Point Dam on the Missouri River have been lowered to fifteen thousand cubic feet per second as barge transportation downriver has ended for the season. That lower water will also allow more repair work on the spillway slab. Dave Becker, Operations Manager for the Corps of Engineers at the dam says crews are back at work…

 

Becker says they will continue repairs above and below the concrete of the spillway slab…

 

Becker says these repairs are related to the record flooding and flows in the summer of 2011…

 

The dam released record flows of over one hundred sixty thousand cubic feet for several weeks in 2011.

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