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Kansas Lower Smoky Hill Watershed

Kanopolis Lk Nr Kanopolis

June 9 2023

1,461 ft

0% today
100% of Normal Normal

Water lake or reservoir water surface elevation above ngvd 1929, ft levels at Kanopolis Lk Nr Kanopolis are currently 1,461 ft, about 100% of normal. The average for this time of year is approximately 1,466.02ft.

Maximum recorded Lake or reservoir water surface elevation above NGVD 1929, ft since record keeping began in 2007 was 2019-06-02 when levels reached 1,496.16 ft. Lowest recorded Lake or reservoir water surface elevation above NGVD 1929, ft was 2013-01-06 when levels receded to 1,456.82 ft.

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.

Geolocation -97.966, 38.611
Elevation 1,472.89 ft
Lake Or Reservoir Water Surface Elevation Above Ngvd 1929, Ft 24hr Change 0%
Percent of Normal 100%
Minimum 1,456.82 ft
Maximum 1,496.16 ft
Average 1,466 ft
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