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

Rains Again Filling Up Lake Red Rock

Posted: Tuesday, July 20th, 2010 at 6:23 am

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Heavy rains early Sunday morning have stopped the gradual decline in the water level at Lake Red Rock, with the reservoir expected to rise again in the coming days.

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High Waters Prevent Repairs at Lake Red Rock

Posted: Saturday, July 17th, 2010 at 6:27 am

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Though the water level at Lake Red Rock is slowly receding, the swollen lake has still prevented work on a handful of projects for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, including the repair of a beach that was damaged by high waters in 2008.

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Water Level at Red Rock Continues to Move Toward Normal

Posted: Thursday, July 15th, 2010 at 6:25 am

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A gradual decline in the in-flow of water to Lake Red Rock, and a fairly steady out-flow mean that the lake’s elevation is expected to decline fairly swiftly over the next two weeks.

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Red Rock Out-Flow Predicted to be Reduced Later this Month

Posted: Wednesday, July 14th, 2010 at 6:25 am

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If current conditions remain largely unchanged, the out-flow rate at the Red Rock Dam could begin decreasing in stages as early as next weekend.

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Lake Elevation, Flow Rates Decreasing at Red Rock

Posted: Tuesday, July 13th, 2010 at 6:27 am

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The out-flow of water from the Red Rock dam will begin decreasing by very small increments in the coming days.

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High Waters at Red Rock Impact Summer Recreation

Posted: Tuesday, July 13th, 2010 at 6:25 am

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The heavy rains that quickly filled up Lake Red Rock earlier this summer have created positives and negatives for outdoor recreation on the lake.

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Water Elevation, Flow Rates Going Down at Red Rock

Posted: Monday, July 12th, 2010 at 6:27 am

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Warm, sunny weather over the weekend continued to help lower the water level at Lake Red Rock, as the in-flow and out-flow at the reservoir both saw decreases.

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Red Rock Continues to Recede, In-Flow Rate Reducing

Posted: Saturday, July 10th, 2010 at 6:27 am

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After briefly leveling off at 40,000 cubic feet per second, the in-flow of water at Lake Red Rock is expected to continue to decrease in the coming days.

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In-Flow to Red Rock Continues to Slow

Posted: Friday, July 9th, 2010 at 6:29 am

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The in-flow of water at Lake Red Rock has dipped below 40,000 cubic feet per second, but is expected to see one more small increase this weekend before continuing to drop off.

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Lake Forecast Shows Reduction in Flow, Elevation

Posted: Thursday, July 8th, 2010 at 6:29 am

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Even with continued rains this week, the latest forecast for Lake Red Rock is for water levels to drop and the rate of water flowing in to the reservoir to slow down.

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Lake Red Rock Expected to Slowly Recede

Posted: Wednesday, July 7th, 2010 at 6:29 am

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It appears that the heaviest flow of water down the Des Moines River is past, and Lake Red Rock is expected to continue gradually receding over the next several days.

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Additional Rains Will Keep Waters High at Red Rock

Posted: Tuesday, July 6th, 2010 at 6:29 am

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The water level at Lake Red Rock is expected to remain near 779 feet through the remainder of the week, according to the latest forecast from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.  

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Forecast Adjusted for Lake Red Rock

Posted: Monday, July 5th, 2010 at 6:29 am

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is predicting another surge of water to make its way toward Lake Red Rock, and have pushed the anticipated crest of the lake back to late Wednesday afternoon.

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Red Rock Expected to Reach Peak Elevation Tonight

Posted: Sunday, July 4th, 2010 at 6:29 am

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The water level at Lake Red Rock is expected to peak near midnight Sunday night, after the in-flow to the lake peaked near 57,000 cubic feet per second on Saturday.

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Red Rock Still Very High, But Stabilizing

Posted: Saturday, July 3rd, 2010 at 6:29 am

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The water level at Lake Red Rock is expected to make only subtle changes over the next five days, according to the latest forecast from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

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Peak Inflow, Water Level Forecast Decreases for Red Rock

Posted: Friday, July 2nd, 2010 at 6:29 am

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Lake Red Rock appears to be in good shape as it prepares for another influx of water to make its way down the Des Moines River from the Saylorville Dam.  

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New Forecast Issued for Lake Red Rock

Posted: Thursday, July 1st, 2010 at 6:29 am

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The latest forecast for Lake Red Rock shows a little more stability in the next 24 to 48 hours for the water level and outflow at the dam, though there is still a spike in the in-flow anticipated by this weekend.

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Waters Still Rising at Lake Red Rock

Posted: Wednesday, June 30th, 2010 at 6:29 am

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Three of the five large tainter gates at the Red Rock Dam are now partially open as the lake continues to receive a steady in-flow of water from the Des Moines River basin.

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Water Release Increased as Waters Rise at Lake Red Rock

Posted: Tuesday, June 29th, 2010 at 6:29 am

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Lake Red Rock is releasing water from two of the dam’s five tainter gates, following another increase in the lake’s level on Sunday.

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Red Rock Park Rangers Hosting Programs this Weekend

Posted: Tuesday, June 29th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The park rangers at Lake Red Rock have planned several activities for the Fourth of July weekend, including a pair of programs for visitors looking to learn a little more about nature and the Red Rock area.

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