Kansas City River Operations (update)

Kansas City River Operations Update:  River forecast – No significant rain is this week’s forecast based on NOAA QPF (Quantitative Precipitation Forecast). Dry conditions dominate and impact to river levels. Approximate flows downstream of KC are; KC – 37 kcfs Waverly – 38 kcfs Glasgow – 38 kcfs Boonville – 38 kcfs Hermann – 41…

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Kansas City – River Operations Update – 6 Sep 2022

River forecast – No significant rain is this week’s forecast based on NOAA QPF. Dry conditions dominate and impact to river levels. Approximate flows downstream of KC are; KC – 36 kcfs Waverly – 38 kcfs Glasgow – 38 kcfs Boonville – 41 kcfs Hermann – 42 kcfs System Storage Check – 1 Sept –…

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$27 million contract awarded to repair Missouri River navigation structures

Midwest Construction Company, Nebraska City, Neb., was awarded a contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to make repairs to river training structures on the Missouri River on August 16. The $27 million for the repair work comes from the BIL—Bipartisan Infrastructure Legislation—and is expected to be the first of several separate contracts awarded…

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Kansas City: River Operations (update)

Bridge work RM 395.4 – Harry S Truman Railroad Bridge – Starting 15 Aug through 19 Aug bridge maintenance will be underway. The maintenance will close the river channel from 0500 to 1000 each day. Missouri Reservoirs – July 1 system check – Gavins Point Dam releases will be set to provide navigation flow support…

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Kansas City-River Operation Update 1 August 2022

Missouri Reservoirs – July 1 system check – Gavins Point Dam releases will be set to provide navigation flow support at a level 500 cfs above minimum-service at all four target locations (Sioux City, Omaha, Nebraska City, and Kansas City). Flow targets may be missed to conserve water if there is no commercial navigation in…

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‘Underutilized’ Missouri River barge services poised for federal investment

June 29, 2022: Columbia Missourian (full link below) Something different arrived at AGRIServices of Brunswick’s terminal on the Missouri River a few weeks ago: a barge load of tapioca from Thailand. The product from overseas was something crew members had never seen, but the challenge excited Lucy Fletcher, ASB’s business development manager. “We’re just gonna…

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Simmons Pet Food continues expansion in Kansas, Iowa

Simmons Pet Food, private-label and contract manufacturer of wet pet food, is continuing its multi-year capital investment plan to expand its presence in the wet pet food space by adding canning capacity to its Emporia, Kan., and Dubuque, Iowa, plants and opening a new pet food distribution facility in Edgerton, Kan. The company announced the…

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Kansas City – River Operations Update – 12 July 2022

Kansas City – River Operations Update – 27 June 2022 Missouri Reservoirs – July 1 system check –  Gavins Point Dam releases will be set to provide navigation flow support at a level 500 cfs above minimum-service at all four target locations (Sioux City, Omaha, Nebraska City, and Kansas City). Flow targets may be missed…

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