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Melvern Lake is a reservoir located in Kansas, near the town of Melvern. The lake was created in 1970 by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the purposes of flood control, water supply, and recreation. The lake covers an area of 6,930 acres and has a maximum depth of 95 feet. The hydrology of the lake is mainly supplied by the Marais des Cygnes River, which drains into the lake. The lake is also fed by snowpack and precipitation from the surrounding area. Agricultural uses around the lake include grazing and crop production, while recreational uses include fishing, boating, camping, and hiking. Melvern Lake is a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts and provides a variety of activities for visitors.

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Lake Or Reservoir Water Surface Elevation Above Ngvd 1929, Ft 24hr Change -0.01%
Percent of Normal 100%
Minimum 1,031.63 ft
2013-02-21
Maximum 1,055.6 ft
2019-06-06
Average 1,038 ft
Hydraulic_Height 123
Drainage_Area 349
Year_Completed 1972
Nid_Storage 363000
Structural_Height 98
River_Or_Stream MARAIS DES CYGNES
Primary_Dam_Type Earth
Foundations Rock, Soil
Surface_Area 6930
Hazard_Potential High
Outlet_Gates Uncontrolled - 0
Dam_Length 9750
Nid_Height 123

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