US Army Corps of Engineers
The corps expect the navigation system to only be shorten by four days but if the drought deeps navigation season could be shorted by as much as 27 days.
Industry officials fear low Mississippi River water levels in mid-December could force closure of the waterway.
Missouri River situation not considered to be life-threatening, but some evacuations were ordered Sunday.
No decision where tons of rubble will go.
Pike, Lincoln and St. Charles counties are about to become the new expendable farm land floodway.
Army Corps says it’s waiting on river forecasts.
Nixon warns breach could flood acres of prime farmland