U.S. Army Corps of Engineers prepping reservoirs on the Missouri River for the summer

OMAHA, N.E.(WNAX)- The Corps of Engineers is preparing the big reservoirs on the Missouri River for snowpack runoff and summer operations.

At their public meeting in Bismarck North Dakota this week, Mike Swenson with the Corps office in Omaha, said the big lakes have plenty of flood storage space available.

Swenson says hydro power production from the six dams is expected to be below normal again this year.

Swenson says they are planning to raise reservoir levels in time for the fish spawn.

The Corps has increased the flow from Gavins Point Dam near Yankton to just over twenty thousand cubic feet per second.