Missouri River Information
For Bismarck/Burleigh and Mandan/Morton residents with questions about Missouri River water levels, please contact your local emergency managers:
- Bismarck Residents: Contact Gary Stockert, city emergency manager: 701.222.6727, firstname.lastname@example.org
- City of Bismarck Flood Resources: https://www.bismarcknd.gov/1466/Flood-Resources
- Burleigh Residents: Contact Mary Senger, county emergency manager: 701.222.6727, email@example.com
- Burleigh County Flood Resources: http://burleighco.com/departments/emergency/2018missouri/
- Mandan/Morton Residents: Contact Tom Doering, county emergency manager, 701.667.3290, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Morton County Flood Resources: https://www.co.morton.nd.us/index.asp?SEC=92C4CF96-0E14-4F13-879B-6BCFEF811976&Type=B_BASIC and https://www.co.morton.nd.us/index.asp?SEC=0456B5FD-2604-459A-AA27-0657EF1E447C&Type=B_LIST
Bismarck/Mandan Missouri River Ground Water Maps
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineer’s increased releases from Garrison Dam to 60,000 cubic feet per second. This flow approximately correlates to a river stage of about 13 feet on the Missouri River in Bismarck/Mandan.
Map Disclaimer: The North Dakota State Water Commission does not guarantee freedom from errors or inaccuracies and disclaims any legal responsibility or liability for interpretations made from the map, or decisions based thereon.
Garrison Dam Release Schedule: Current Regulation Forecast
Current Water Resources Information (Fort Peck, Garrison, Oahe, Big Bend, Fort Randall, Gavins Point)
Missouri River Basin Forecast Information
Missouri River Basin Daily River Bulletin
Missouri River Basin Mainstem and Tributary Reservoir Bulletin
Missouri River Basin Weekly Update
Water Watch--Current water resources conditions
Missouri River at Bismarck
Drainage Ditch at Wachter Avenue, Bismarck
Missouri River below Mandan
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Real-time data from USGS gages are transmitted via satellite or other telemetry to USGS offices at various intervals; in most cases, once every 1 or 4 hours. Emergency transmissions, such as during floods, may be more frequent. Notifications will be based on the data received at these site-dependent intervals
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