(file photo) UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Army Corps Prepares for Potential Levee Trouble

Near the end of the wettest June on record in St. Louis, Hunn is monitoring river levels with a wary eye on some of the lesser levees that protect farms and towns, from St. Charles to Clarksville.


UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Corps: No Imminent Closure Of The Mississippi River

Spokesman says they’re removing lots of rocks and “muck” to keep barge traffic moving.



Clock Ticking On Improvements To Metro East Levees

Project begins in June, slated to wrap up in late 2014.



Sediment Clogs Mississippi River Barge Traffic

Standstill in both directions at St. Louis.


(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Army Corps To Hold Meetings On Missouri River Plan

Corps could face sharp criticism from those unhappy with management strategy in 2011.


(U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Craig L. Collins)

Changes Proposed in Flood Management for Missouri River

Corps of Engineers would be required to drain upstream reservoirs to handle spring rains.


In Effort To Save Homes, Army Corps Blows Up Levee To Flood Farm Fields

Missouri River Governors to Meet With Corps of Engineers

Topic: River management and record-breaking floods in 2011.


Mississippi River Towns Brace For Major Flooding

Corps: Flood Threat Along the Missouri River Not Over Yet

May through July saw three of the Top 5 months for Missouri River runoff over the last century.


6/16/11-Col. Tom O'Hara with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers outlines the latest numbers regarding the threat of flooding along the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers during a press conference at the Robert A. Young federal building. (KMOX/Dan Warner)

Corps: Flood Threat Moderate…Unless It Rains A Whole Lot

With average rainfall flooding will be moderate, but heavy rain could push Missouri River to near-record levels.


WYATT, MO - MAY 03:  Floodwater flows over the Birds Point levee after the Army Corps of Engineers blew a massive hole in it to divert water from the town of Cairo, Illinois May 3, 2011 near Wyatt, Missouri. (Getty/Scott Olson)

Southeast Missouri Looks to Rebuild After Flooding

Farmers wiped out by intential levee breach view damage today; special meetings set for Tuesday.



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