Reservoir Levels Weather Hydrology

Perry Lake is located near Perry, Kansas and was created in the 1960s as part of a flood control project by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The lake covers over 11,000 acres and has over 160 miles of shoreline. The hydrology of Perry Lake is mainly fed by the Delaware River and Rock Creek. The lake is used for recreational activities such as camping, fishing, boating, and hiking. The lake also provides water for irrigation to nearby agricultural areas. The snowpack providers in the region include the Rocky Mountains and the Great Plains. The lake's specific surface flow comes from the inflow of the Delaware River, which is the primary source of water for the lake. Perry Lake is an important resource for the surrounding area, providing many recreational and economic benefits.

June 13, 2024







Lake Or Reservoir Water Surface Elevation Above Ngvd 1929, Ft 24hr Change -0.02%
Percent of Normal 100%
Minimum 885.72 ft
Maximum 921.14 ft
Average 897 ft
Dam_Height 121
Hydraulic_Height 121
Drainage_Area 1117
Year_Completed 1969
Nid_Storage 770000
Structural_Height 20
Primary_Dam_Type Earth
Foundations Soil
Surface_Area 12200
Hazard_Potential High
Outlet_Gates Uncontrolled - 0
Dam_Length 1740
Nid_Height 121

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