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January 13, 2018
Releases increase at Pipestem Dam
Officials began water releases from the bottom of the lake behind Pipestem Dam last week as part of an effort to improve water quality of the lake, according to Bob Martin, dam manager for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
January 13, 2018 - 6:59am
June 29, 2017
Pipestem Dam release increase planned
Pipestem Dam releases are being increased Friday, according to Bob Martin, manager of the dam for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Releases will increase from 125 cubic feet per second to 250 cfs as part of the scheduled drawdown of the lake to its normal levels before winter. The...
June 29, 2017 - 3:23pm
April 11, 2017
Jamestown Dam releases increase
Jamestown Dam water releases increased Monday from 100 cubic feet per second to 450 cfs, according to Bob Martin, manager of Pipestem Dam for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. At the same time, Pipestem Dam releases decreased from 100 cfs to 0 cfs. Martin said the increase in releases...
April 11, 2017 - 6:52am
September 1, 2016
Water Resource Board owns five dams
The Stutsman County Water Resource Board learned Wednesday that it owns at least five dams on streams around the county. Ronald Koth, senior fisheries biologist for Barr Engineering of Bismarck, said all dams built within a water district are the property of the Water Resource Board...
September 1, 2016 - 6:37am
Low-head dams pose public safety threat
VALLEY CITY -- ;The Little Dam, a squat structure that spans the Sheyenne River, doesn't look treacherous. But in reality, the churning tailwater...
June 1, 2015 - 7:29am
May 27, 2015
Jamestown Dam releases increased
Jamestown Dam releases increased Tuesday from 125 cubic feet per second to 250 cfs, according to Bob Martin, dam manager for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Martin said reservoir levels remained steady through the weekend with 125 cfs releases. The new releases are intended to...
May 27, 2015 - 7:11am
January 22, 2015
Releases from dams are minimal
Releases from Jamestown and Pipestem dams are minimal at this time, according to Bob Martin, Pipestem Dam manager for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Currently, 5 cubic feet per second is being released from the bottom of Pipestem Dam. Martin said this release helps maintain water...
January 22, 2015 - 7:23am
July 9, 2014
Work starts on spillway outlet
Special maintenance work on the spillway outlet of Jamestown Dam will close the stairway access to the area below the dam this week, according...
July 9, 2014 - 7:12am
May 10, 2014
Jamestown Dam releases set to increase due to rain
Releases from the Jamestown and Pipestem dams will change Monday in response to recent rains, according to Bob Martin, dam manager for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Releases from Pipestem will be reduced to 5 cubic feet per second while releases from Jamestown Dam will increase...
May 10, 2014 - 6:13am
April 25, 2014
Inspection disrupts water releases
A routine inspection of the outlet works at Jamestown Dam disrupted water releases Wednesday and Thursday, according to Bob Martin, Pipestem Dam manager. Martin said the Bureau of Reclamation conducted the inspection and utilized the remote operated vehicle owned by the Jamestown...
April 25, 2014 - 7:04am
November 6, 2013
Pipestem releases aim to improve water quality
Releases are continuing from the Jamestown and Pipestem dams in an effort to lower lake levels after fall rains and improve water quality, according...
November 6, 2013 - 7:03am
May 31, 2013
Adjustments made to dam releases
Officials have made two adjustments to the releases from Jamestown Dam in the past two days, according to Bob Martin, dam manager for Pipestem Dam. Releases were decreased from 1,000 cubic feet per second to 850 cfs at noon Wednesday in anticipation of rain showers. The releases...
May 31, 2013 - 6:15am
May 22, 2013
Jamestown Dam releases increasing
Releases from the Jamestown Dam increased at noon Tuesday, according to Bob Martin, dam manager for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Pipestem Dam. Releases returned to 950 cubic feet per second, Martin said. The releases were reduced to 800 cfs May 16 in anticipation of the rain...
May 22, 2013 - 7:21am
June 15, 2012
Structures at dam get repair work
Lower water levels this spring are letting the Bureau of Reclamation do some catch-up work on repairs at the Jamestown Dam. Work started this...
June 15, 2012 - 5:56am
June 9, 2012
Plans laid out for dam maintenence
Reclamation, with assistance from the Garrison Diversion Conservancy District, will be doing maintenance on the Jamestown Dam outlet work over the next several weeks. Minor concrete repairs will be made within the outlet works and an underground drain will be replaced along the east...
June 9, 2012 - 7:09am