During the week of Oct. 29, the Corps held its draft Annual Operating Plan meetings in six cities throughout the basin to present the plan for operating the system for the remainder of the 2012 and in 2013.
The PowerPoint presentation given at each meeting can be viewed here: http://www.nwd-mr.usace.army.mil/rcc/reports/pdfs/Fall-2012-AOP-Presentation-web.pdf.
Public omments on the plan will be accepted through Nov. 23.
Comments can be emailed to: Missouri.Water.Management@nwd02.usace.army.mil.
They can also be mailed to:
Missouri River Water Management
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Northwestern Division
1616 Capitol Ave., Suite 365
Omaha, NE 68102-4909
Reservoir Forecast: Oahe releases averaged 27,200 cfs during the month of October.
Releases are expected to average 23,500 cfs during the month of November.
The reservoir ended the month at elevation 1594.4 feet, down 2.2 feet during the month. The reservoir is expected to drop less than one foot during November.
To view the detailed three-week release forecast for the mainstem dams, go to: http://www.nwd-mr.usace.army.mil/rcc/reports/twout.html.