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Water release from Bagnell Dam at Lake of the Ozarks planned for early next week

Jun 08, 2019 - St. Louis Post-Dispatch (Missouri)

JEFFERSON CITY - Ameren Missouri officials on Friday said the company expected to lift the spill gates on the Bagnell Dam early next week, delaying a release from the Lake of the Ozarks amid worries water levels downstream were too high to accommodate the torrent.

Officials had planned to open the Bagnell Dam's spill gates as early as Saturday as water levels hit a record at Truman Reservoir.

The Truman Dam impounds Truman Lake, which feeds the Lake of the Ozarks. The Bagnell Dam imp...