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Corps: No signs of major Gavins Point problems

March 13, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Discharges at the dam were increased Tuesday during a spillway flow test to assess the current condition of the spillway. Continue Reading

Corps to test Gavins Point dam with more water

March 12, 2013 in The Daily Republic

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) Officials are planning to temporarily boost how much water flows into the lower Missouri River to test the concrete spillway below the Gavins Point dam on the South Dakota-Nebraska border.
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Corps cuts flow from Gavins Point

November 24, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Move taken to protect upper basin; downstream barge operators already carrying lighter loads.
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Corps seeing problems with litter at Gavins Point

July 25, 2012 in The Daily Republic

YANKTON (AP) The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is again seeing problems with litter below Gavins Point Dam on both sides of the Missouri River.
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Corps finds anomaly under Gavins Point apron

June 6, 2012 in The Daily Republic

YANKTON (AP) U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials say they’ve found an “anomaly” under the apron at Gavins Point Dam near Yankton, but the issue doesn’t appear serious. Continue Reading

Officials assess Gavins Point Dam spillway damage

May 9, 2012 in The Daily Republic

YANKTON (AP) Water releases from Gavins Point Dam on the Missouri River in southeast South Dakota are being halted for about eight hours so officials can inspect spillway damage caused by high water releases during last summer’s flooding.
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Corps to assess damage of Gavins spillway slabs

May 4, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it will conduct a damage assessment of the spillway slabs at Gavins Point Dam on Wednesday.
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Water flow from Gavins Point Dam to be cut for damage check

April 27, 2012 in The Daily Republic

The corps said Friday it will conduct the test on Tuesday to look for damage caused by last summer’s sustained high water releases. Continue Reading

Corps reduces releases at Gavins Point after rains

April 16, 2012 in The Daily Republic

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is reducing the amount of water released into the Missouri River in light of the heavy rains that fell this weekend in Nebraska and Iowa. Continue Reading

Corps inspecting Gavins Point Dam spillway

March 30, 2012 in The Daily Republic

YANKTON The Army Corps of Engineers is inspecting the spillway at Gavins Point Dam on the Missouri River in southeast South Dakota. Continue Reading