Listen Live

Rainfall could affect dams in the Ozarks

TANEY COUNTY, Mo. – When the Ozarks expects heavy rain, the Army Corps of Engineers are looking for when they might have to release water from area dams.

“The White River dams were installed after the floods of the 1920s because every time it would rain, these rivers would swell up and destroy communities and livestock and crops,” James Townsend with the Army Corps of Engineers in Little Rock said.

The White River Dams include Table Rock, Bull Shoals, Norfolk, and Beaver Dams. Because of them, Townsend said floods have been avoided in the region.

The full article is available to read at

More from Local News

Listen Live to Our Family of Stations


Ways To Listen