Lower Mississippi River still dealing with low water issues

IARN – With the drier weather that persisted over the past few years, and with historically low snowpacks this winter, the Mississippi River is not going to be returning to more normal levels anytime soon. This is especially true in the lower regions of the river system, where there are no lock and dam systems to help regulate the water levels. The upper system and its tributaries enjoy this level of water control.

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