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Managing the River a Decade Later

(Courtesy of Army Corps of Engineers)
This railroad bridge at Glasgow, Mo. near Columbia washed out in 1993.

By Tom Weber, KWMU

St. Louis –

The 1993 flood was both a disaster and a school lesson from which experts learned how to better manage floods.

Officials with the Corps of Engineers say they're better prepared, so the next flood will cause as little damage as possible. But not everyone is convinced that the experts really know what they're doing.

KWMU's Tom Weber reports.

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