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Corps of Engineers to increase water released into Missouri

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Posted at 3:12 PM, May 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-30 16:14:22-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Due to continued storms, the United States Corps of Army Engineers say they will be increasing the amount of water being released by the Gavins Point Dam near Yankton. This will be the third increase since last week.

The Corps says the release will be increased from 70,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) to 75,000 cfs this Saturday, June 1. The release was previously increased to 70,000 cfs on Wednesday and 60,000 cfs the previous week.