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Corps official: Study needed of Missouri River flood options : Corps official: Study needed of Missouri River flood options

Aug 28, 2019 - The Canadian Press

NORTH SIOUX CITY, S.D. - An official with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Wednesday a study is needed to consider changes to flood-control measures along the Missouri River south of Sioux City, Iowa.

Speaking after a U.S. Senate field hearing in North Sioux City, South Dakota, Brig. Gen. Peter Helmlinger noted such a study could call for actions such as changing the Missouri River channel in the Sioux City area to letting the river spread out and carry more water. Helmlinger is comma...