Mar 29 2019 The Missouri River has crested in Missouri. Along the Missouri River alone it's estimated flooding has caused at least $3 billion in damage. Travis Matthews farms in Carroll County, near the Missouri River. He lives near the levee break in Highland, Kansas along the Missouri River. After this spring's massive flooding along the Missouri River, many want to blame the agency that manages the river's dams for making the disaster worse, but it may not be that simple. Josh Hawley of Missouri said Corps officials told him this week that they treat all eight priorities for the river equally. Firestone's ruling last year determined that severe Missouri River flooding 'was caused by and was the foreseeable result' of the agency's management practices.