KANOPOLIS LK NR KANOPOLIS

Reservoir Levels Weather Hydrology


Kanopolis Lake is located in central Kansas, close to the town of Kanopolis. The lake was created in the 1940s as part of a flood control project by the US Army Corps of Engineers. It covers an area of over 3,400 acres and has a maximum depth of 95 feet. The lake is fed by several small streams and has a hydroelectric power plant that generates electricity for the surrounding area. In terms of agriculture, the lake is used for watering livestock and crops by farmers in the area. Recreation activities include fishing, boating, and camping. The lake is also home to several parks and trails that are popular with visitors. In terms of snowpack providers, the lake receives most of its water from snowmelt in the surrounding areas.

May 22, 2024

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Lake Or Reservoir Water Surface Elevation Above Ngvd 1929, Ft 24hr Change 0.06%
Percent of Normal 100%
Minimum 1,456.82 ft
2013-01-06
Maximum 1,496.16 ft
2019-06-02
Average 1,466 ft
Hydraulic_Height 131
Drainage_Area 7860
Year_Completed 1948
Nid_Storage 433000
Structural_Height 131
Primary_Dam_Type Earth
Foundations Soil
Surface_Area 3815
Hazard_Potential High
Outlet_Gates Uncontrolled - 0
River_Or_Stream SMOKY HILL RIVER
Dam_Length 15360
Nid_Height 131

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