CLINTON LK NR LAWRENCE

Reservoir Levels Weather Hydrology


Clinton Lake is a reservoir situated in the northeast of Lawrence, Kansas. The construction of the lake began in 1963 and was completed in 1977. Clinton Lake provides water supply for the City of Lawrence and also has recreational facilities. The lake has a catchment area of 161 square miles and the hydrology is mainly affected by rainfall and snowmelt. There are four main tributaries that provide surface flow to the lake, including Camp Creek, Rock Creek, Washington Creek, and Wakarusa River. Snowpack is also an important source of water for the lake. The lake is also used for agricultural purposes, including irrigation, and recreational activities, such as fishing, boating, and camping.

May 22, 2024

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Lake Or Reservoir Water Surface Elevation Above Ngvd 1929, Ft 24hr Change 0%
Percent of Normal None%
Minimum 871.04 ft
2014-04-12
Maximum 897.05 ft
2019-06-29
Average 878 ft
Hydraulic_Height 116
Drainage_Area 367
Year_Completed 1977
Nid_Storage 368700
Structural_Height 114
Primary_Dam_Type Rockfill
Foundations Soil
Surface_Area 7000
Hazard_Potential High
Outlet_Gates Uncontrolled - 0
River_Or_Stream WAKARUSA RIVER
Dam_Length 9250
Nid_Height 116

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