Posts With Keyword ‘U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’

Marina Slated To Open In 2011

Posted: Sunday, March 13th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The company that holds the Red Rock Lake Marina in receivership has announced it will be open for this year’s boating season.

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Red Rock Lake Marina Will Open In 2011

Posted: Thursday, March 10th, 2011 at 6:29 am

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The company that holds the Red Rock Lake Marina in receivership has announced it will be open for this year’s boating season.

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Bridge Over Red Rock Dam To Close Again

Posted: Friday, February 4th, 2011 at 4:00 pm

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The US Army Corps of Engineers has announced another closure of the bridge over the dam at Lake Red Rock.

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Flood Risk On Des Moines River Elevated

Posted: Wednesday, January 26th, 2011 at 6:25 am

The US Army Corps of Engineers has just released a study of the Des Moines River stating the risk of floods like those of 1993 and 2008 is greater than previously estimated.

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Hickory Ridge Camp Plan Expands to 200 Acres

Posted: Thursday, October 28th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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For months the Red Rock Lake Association, Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation, U.S. Army Corp of Engineers and dozens of volunteers have been working to establish the Hickory Ridge camp, now the plan for the site has been significantly expanded.

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Lake Red Rock Draw Down Event

Posted: Friday, October 8th, 2010 at 6:29 am

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On Wednesday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Lake Red Rock provided a tour and a special look at the silt on the bottom of the lake for government officials and other interested parties.

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Lake Red Rock Undergoing Construction

Posted: Tuesday, September 21st, 2010 at 6:27 am

As KNIA/KRLS News recently reported, the US Army Corp of Engineers will be reconstructing part of Lake Red Rock during the draw down of the Lake.

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Lake Recreation Safety Promoted for Upcoming Weekend

Posted: Sunday, August 29th, 2010 at 6:29 am

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With the big Labor Day weekend coming up, there are plenty of good times to be had at Lake Red Rock but it is still important to remember boating safety.

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Activities Today at Lake Red Rock

Posted: Saturday, August 21st, 2010 at 6:21 am

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The Park Rangers at Lake Red Rock have planned a pair of activities on Saturday to allow area residents to to explore nature and learn more about the wildlife around Lake Red Rock.

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In-Flow to Red Rock Expected to Level Off

Posted: Friday, August 13th, 2010 at 6:25 am

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The rate of water flowing in to Lake Red Rock peaked late Wednesday at 70,000 cubic feet per second, as the water level in the reservoir continues to rise.

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Central Iowa Rains Send Red Rock Rising

Posted: Wednesday, August 11th, 2010 at 6:25 am

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Consecutive nights of heavy rainfall across Central Iowa is undoubtedly impacting the water level at Lake Red Rock.

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Waters Remain High at Red Rock

Posted: Saturday, July 31st, 2010 at 6:29 am

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Though water has continued to flow out of Lake Red Rock at a rapid rate, the water’s elevation at the reservoir remains high.

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Day Camp at Red Rock Teaching Survival Skills

Posted: Friday, July 30th, 2010 at 6:23 am

The Park Rangers at Lake Red Rock are hosting a program Friday that will teach local youth some basic outdoor survival skills.

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Last Chance at ‘Junior Ranger’ Program at Red Rock

Posted: Wednesday, July 28th, 2010 at 6:23 am

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Time is running short to register for the second of two “Junior Ranger” programs being held at Lake Red Rock this summer.

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Changes to Flood Management Would be Difficult, says Operations Manager at Red Rock

Posted: Saturday, July 24th, 2010 at 6:27 am

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Earlier this week, Governor Chet Culver proposed a re-evaluation of the flood management system for Iowa’s reservoirs by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

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Lake Red Rock Expected to Begin Receding Again

Posted: Saturday, July 24th, 2010 at 6:23 am

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Even with a slow increase of in-flow at Lake Red Rock in the forecast for next week, the reservoir’s level is not expected to rise in the near future.

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Malfunction at Saylorville Not Likely to Threaten Red Rock, says Corps Manager

Posted: Friday, July 23rd, 2010 at 6:27 am

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Earlier this week, Iowa Governor Chet Culver expressed concerns over flood control at Iowa’s reservoirs, at which time it was also announced that the crest gates at the Saylorville Dam were not functioning correctly.

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Latest Forecast for Red Rock Shows Lake Cresting Early

Posted: Friday, July 23rd, 2010 at 6:25 am

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Due to hot, mostly sunny weather and lower rainfall amounts than expected, the water elevation at Lake Red Rock appears to have crested earlier – and at a lower level – than expected.

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More Water Expected to Flow Into Red Rock

Posted: Thursday, July 22nd, 2010 at 6:25 am

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The latest forecast for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers anticipates Lake Red Rock to crest at a higher point than previously anticipated, but not until next week.

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In-Flow Peaks at Lake Red Rock

Posted: Wednesday, July 21st, 2010 at 6:23 am

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The peak in-flow and water elevation at Lake Red Rock may not be as high as initially forecast, but the lake is certainly on the rise.

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