Content tagged with "flooding"

Jerome Access flood damage on the Gasconade River

Recent flooding left a 15 foot deep scour hole in the Jerome Access parking lot.
A 15-foot deep scour hole in the Jerome Access parking lot area. More

Kinder Flood Scenes

Two photos show before and after flooding near Kinder
Public and private land was flooded near Kinder on the southeast side of Duck Creek CA. Water 3 feet deep stretched across the field pictured top. Over the past month and a half, floodwaters have receded, and the ground has dried out enough to be able to run a disk through it (bottom). More

Mallards in Flooded Timber

Mallards in flooded timber
In the spring, drake mallards look their best. However, these feathers come at a cost. Proteins are needed to manufacture these distinct feathers. During late winter mallards can obtain these necessary proteins by eating aquatic invertebrates that are found in the flooded leaf litter of bottomland forests. More

MDC Sign Near Kinder

Photo of MDC sign nearly under water near Kinder, Mo.
Heavy rains the last week of April 2011 put portions of Highway 51 and the land around Kinder, including portions of Duck Creek, under several feet of water. More

Pool Three, Eastern Spillway

As flood waters rose during the last week of April 2011, our new spillways allowed water east of Kinder to pass through Pool 3 and on into Mingo’s Pool 8. More

Pool Three, Western Spillway

Photo of flooding at Duck Creek CA
As flood waters rose the last week of April 2011, our new spillways allowed water east of Kinder to pass through Pool 3 and on into Mingo’s Pool 8. More

Pool Two Entrance Road

Two pics show water on Pool 2 entrance road during and after 2011 flood
At the end of April, Ditch 104 floodwaters covered Duck Creek's entrance road. Since then waters have receded back to the ditch and pool. Now that conditions are drier, managers are preparing habitat for this fall’s migrating waterfowl. More

Reporting on Last Spring's Historic Flood Event

Aerial photo of flooding on Duck Creek CA's Pools 1,2 and 3
While the contractors are busy making progress in Unit A, I thought I’d take a little bit of time to give a short report. Check out the video link to see what we found. More
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Respect Wildlife and Residents During Flooding

With the recent and current flooding in southern Missouri, we have received several questions about the effects of flooding on wildlife. More
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Stormwater Strategies

To protect themselves from flooding and erosion, Missouri communities can control stormwater runoff through better planning and site design. More