User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


48° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

Share your Photos, Videos, and Stories on uShare! Click here to get started.

News

[0] My Saved Articles
Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

SD Dam Goes From Record Flows To No Flows

May 10, 2012, 8:58 AM

SD Dam Goes From Record Flows To No Flows
YANKTON, SD -

A year ago, a record amount of water was flowing through Gavins Point Dam on the Missouri River in southeast South Dakota. On Wednesday, the tap was turned off.

The Army Corps of Engineers shut down releases for several hours so officials could inspect damage to the dam's spillway caused by the high releases during last summer's flooding. The site drew many onlookers. Yankton County's emergency manager says seeing record flows go to no flows is a "once in a lifetime" opportunity.

The concrete on the spillway is about 1 ½ feet thick. Below that is about four feet of gravel. Gavins Point Operations Project Manager Dave Becker tells the Press & Dakotan that some of the gravel has washed away. He says repairs likely will be done this summer.

Previous Story

Next Story


RELATED STORIES


Sponsored
 

View news

You may also like

Jury Finds Annette Bosworth Guilty

5/27/2015 6:43 PM

A jury has found a former U.S. Senate Candidate guilty of perjury and filing false documents.

Full Story
Amber Alert For Missing Girl Cancelled

5/28/2015 3:02 PM

An Amber Alert for a 12-year-old Iowa girl has been cancelled.

Full Story
Shooting Death Investigation Underway In Brown County

5/27/2015 10:40 AM

An Aberdeen man is dead in what may have been an accidental shooting.

Full Story
Elementary School's Playground Destroyed By Fire

5/23/2015 5:14 PM

Sioux Falls Fire Rescue put out a fire on the playground of Hawthorne Elementary Saturday afternoon that damaged the school.

Full Story
Three In Hospital With Serious Injuries After Rapid City Rollover

5/27/2015 3:25 AM

Six people are in the hospital recovering from injuries after all passengers were ejected from a rolling car in Rapid City, police say. Three of ...

Full Story


Events