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Lake Darling outflows to be increased

Published May 22, 2013

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, will increase outflows through Lake Darling Dam, located upstream of Burlington, N.D., to 300 cubic feet per second this morning and to 1,000 cfs by tomorrow morning.

Due to recent rains, inflows are more than 1,000 cfs. The pool is currently at 1,597.1 feet and climbing. Outflows are expected to be reduced to 300 cfs prior to June 1.

The Corps continues to monitor conditions in the Souris basin. An updated plot will be posted later today on the Corps website (http://www.mvp.usace.army.mil/) as well as Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/usace.saintpaul).

Related websites:
Souris River specific (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)
http://www.mvp.usace.army.mil/Missions/EmergencyManagement/SourisRiver.aspx

National Weather Service forecasts:
http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=bis.

The nearly 700 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, employees working at more than 40 sites in five upper-Midwest states serve the American public in the areas of environmental enhancement, navigation, flood damage reduction, water and wetlands regulation, recreation sites and disaster response. Through the Corps’ Fiscal Year 2011 $175 million budget, nearly 2,800 non-Corps jobs were added to the regional economy as well as $271 million to the national economy. For more information, see www.mvp.usace.army.mil.


Release no. 13-068