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USGS scientists Measure Floodwaters at Morganza Spillway

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A USGS streamgage sits above the spillway, while a temporary streamgage has been installed below the floodgates. USGS streamflow information is used by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to help them make informed flood management decisions. One floodgate on the Morganza Spillway was opened on May 14, 2011.


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