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St. Paul District
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180 5th St. E., Suite 700
St. Paul, MN 55101
Phone: (651) 290-5807
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  • Corps continues winter drawdown at its Headwaters reservoirs

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, continues to lower water elevations within its six Mississippi River Headwaters reservoirs in anticipation of winter conditions.
  • Corps of Engineers to begin annual drawdown of Ashtabula and Homme lakes

    ST. PAUL, Minn. –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, plans to drawdown or lower levels of two North Dakota reservoirs, Lake Ashtabula behind Baldhill Dam, near Valley City, and Homme Lake behind Homme Reservoir, near Park River, starting in November.
  • Corps resumes Lake Traverse releases

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, will resume releases at Reservation Dam at Lake Traverse, near Wheaton, Minnesota, beginning today.
  • Corps of Engineers delays Lake Ashtabula drawdown

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is delaying the annual drawdown of Lake Ashtabula, behind Baldhill Dam, near Valley City, North Dakota, to further assess drought conditions.
  • Corps continues to monitor its Red River of the North reservoirs

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is closely monitoring water levels at its Red River of the North reservoirs. Below average precipitation and drought conditions continue to impact reservoir levels and discharges. All locations are releasing the minimum flow or near the minimum flow.
  • Corps continues to monitor its Lac qui Parle reservoir

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is closely monitoring water levels at its Lac qui Parle reservoir, near Watson, Minnesota. Below average precipitation and drought conditions continue to impact the reservoir level and discharge.
  • Corps continues to monitor its Mississippi River Headwaters reservoirs

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, continues to monitor water levels at its Mississippi River Headwaters reservoirs. The water levels in the reservoirs, except for Pokegama Lake, are below the summer target level, which is the level maintained for water supply, environmental and recreational benefits. All reservoirs are releasing the minimum flow. The Corps urges boaters to go slow and use caution in lower-than-normal lakes levels.
  • Corps continues to monitor its Red River of the North reservoirs

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is closely monitoring water levels at its Red River of the North reservoirs. Below average precipitation and drought conditions continue to impact reservoir levels and discharges. Recent scattered precipitation in the basin has generally kept the pool elevations level.
  • Red Lake Dam flows reduced due to drought conditions

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is reducing flows from Red Lake Dam, at the outlet of Lower Red Lake, in Clearwater County, Minnesota, because of drought conditions across the state.
  • Corps urges caution in the Mississippi River Headwaters during drought

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, urges boaters to go slow and use caution in lower-than-normal lakes right now. Warm weather and a lack of precipitation has resulted in low water levels. The Corps is closely monitoring lake levels and will adjust outflows as necessary.