Lake Panorama at Panora

Reservoir Levels Weather Hydrology


Lake Panorama is a man-made reservoir located in Panora, Iowa. It was created in the 1960s by damming the Middle Raccoon River. The lake has a surface area of over 1,600 acres and a maximum depth of 50 feet. It is primarily used for recreation, including boating, fishing, and swimming. The lake is also a popular destination for golfers, with two golf courses located on its shores. The hydrology of the lake is supported by a variety of surface water sources, including runoff from surrounding land, as well as snowmelt and precipitation. Agriculture is a significant land use in the area, with corn and soybeans being the primary crops grown in the region. The lake provides important habitat for a variety of aquatic species, including walleye, largemouth bass, and northern pike.

June 14, 2024

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Gage Height, Ft 24hr Change 0%
Percent of Normal 100%
Minimum 40.96 ft
2015-10-10
Maximum 46.56 ft
2013-06-15
Average 46 ft
Dam_Height 70
Drainage_Area 440
Year_Completed 1969
Nid_Storage 60200
Foundations Rock, Soil
Surface_Area 1260
Hazard_Potential Significant
River_Or_Stream MIDDLE RACCOON RIVER
Dam_Length 815
Primary_Dam_Type Earth
Nid_Height 70

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