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Posted on: April 12, 2019

News Release: Local officials keeping a close eye on water levels in Tuttle Creek Lake

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Local officials started meeting on April 3 to discuss preparedness for spring flooding potential at Tuttle Creek Lake/Big Blue River and other tributaries.

(MANHATTAN, KS – April 12, 2019) Local officials started meeting on April 3 to discuss preparedness for spring flooding potential at Tuttle Creek Lake/Big Blue River and other tributaries. Personnel from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE),...

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Flood Updates
Posted on: April 4, 2019

Tuttle Creek Lake officials expecting continued lake level rise

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Officials at the Tuttle Creek Lake project want stakeholders – residents, neighbors and area officials – to be aware the of the reason and need for retaining more water than usual for this time of year in the reservoir.

Officials at the Tuttle Creek Lake project want stakeholders – residents, neighbors and area officials – to be aware the of the reason and need for retaining more water than usual for this time of year in the reservoir. 

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Flood Updates
Posted on: April 4, 2019

NOAA Spring Outlook

Final 2019 Flood Risk Map 2019

Historic, widespread flooding is expected to continue through May. Above-average spring rain and snow will worsen flood conditions.

Nearly two-thirds of the Lower 48 states face an elevated risk for flooding through May, with the potential for major or moderate flooding in 25 states, according to NOAA’s U.S. Spring Outlook issued today. The majority of the country is favored...

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Flood Updates
Posted on: April 4, 2019

City staff meeting to discuss preparedness

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Officials from the Manhattan Fire Department, Public Works, Community Development, Parks and Recreation and the City Manager's Office met earlier this week to discuss plans to prepare for potential flooding this spring.

Officials from the Manhattan Fire Department, Public Works, Community Development, Parks and Recreation and the City Manager's Office met earlier this week to discuss plans to prepare for potential flooding this spring.

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