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Statement Of The Little River Drainage District Mississippi River Commission Low-water Hearing August 23, 2021

Major General Diana M. Holland, PresidentMississippi River Commission General Holland and Members of the Commission: My name is W. Dustin Boatwright. I am the Chief Engineer of The Little River Drainage District (LRDD) headquartered in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. LRDD is a major contributor to the St. Francis Basin watershed draining nearly 2 million acres of […]

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MRC Statement Low Water Hearing August 2019

Major General R. Mark Toy, President  Mississippi River Commission  General Toy, Members of the Commission, and Distinguished Guests:  My name is W. Dustin Boatwright. I am the Chief Engineer of The Little River Drainage District (LRDD) headquartered in Cape Girardeau, Missouri and serve as Missouri’s Regional Engineer for the Mississippi Valley Flood Control Association. LRDD

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Mississippi River Commission High-Water Hearing

April 16, 2018 Major General Richard G. Kaiser, President,  and Members of the Commission:     My name is W. Dustin Boatwright. I am the Chief Engineer of The Little River Drainage District (LRDD) headquartered in Cape Girardeau, Missouri and serve as Missouri’s Regional Engineer for the Mississippi Valley Flood Control Association. Our District is a major contributor

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Making The Bootheel

The June issue of the Missouri Soybean Magazine features a slice of history on The Little River Drainage District titled “Making The Bootheel”.  We appreciate Missouri Soybean and the writers of Honey Creek Media, Jamie Johansen and Kelly Marshall for doing such a great job!  We enjoyed working with you!  Click the link below to

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LRDD’s Condolences on the Tragic Passing of Mr. Dylan Pobst

The news of yesterday’s tragic accident and loss of Mr. Dylan Pobst has left all who knew him in shock and with great grief.  The Little River Drainage District (LRDD) expresses our deepest condolences to Dylan’s family, friends, and coworkers during their/our time of grieving.  The events that led to yesterday’s tragic accident will be

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CONGRATULATIONS!

The Little River Drainage District would like to congratulate the Honorable R.D. James, who was confirmed by the United States Senate to serve as Assistant Secretary Army of Civil Works (ASACW) on January 25, 2018. Mr. James is a self-employed farmer and manager of cotton gins and grain elevators for the A.C. Riley Cotton Company

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Addressing Flood Concerns in the Memphis District

In the photo above, Mississippi Valley Division Commander and Mississippi River Commission President Maj. Gen. Michael C. Wehr met with Dustin Boatwright, Chief Engineer of The Little River Drainage District on May 10. Mississippi River Commission member R.D. James, other officials and Corps of Engineers employees discussed the ongoing floodfight in the northern portion of

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