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MISSOURI RIVER LEVEL LIKELY TO REMAIN LOW

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THE U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS IS WARNING USERS ALONG THE MISSOURI RIVER TO BE PREPARED FOR LOW WATER LEVELS INTO NEXT SPRING.

JOHN REMUS, CHIEF OF THE MISSOURI RIVER BASIN WATER MANAGEMENT DIVISION IN OMAHA, SAYS THEY ARE MOVING TO WATER CONSERVATION MODE:

MORIV1 OC……SYSTEM STORAGE CHECK. :21

REMUS EXPECTS RESERVOIR LEVELS TO CONTINUE TO FALL:

MORIV2 OC….FALL AND WINTER :18

REMUS SAYS THERE WILL BE ENOUGH WATER AVAILABLE, BUT GETTING TO IT MAY BE A PROBLEM

MORIV3 OC……RESPONSIBILITY :21

THE CORPS IS PREDICTING RIVER RUNOFF THIS YEAR AT ABOUT SIXTY PERCENT OF NORMAL.

Jerry Oster WNAX