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Tuttle Creek Lake is a reservoir located in Manhattan, Kansas. It was created in 1962 by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as part of a flood control project. The lake has a capacity of over 19 billion gallons and covers an area of 12,500 acres. The lake is fed by several small streams and the Blue River. It also receives water from snowmelt during the winter months. The lake is used for recreational purposes, including boating, fishing, and camping. It is also utilized for agricultural purposes, such as irrigation. The lake has had issues with algae blooms in recent years due to high levels of nutrients in the water. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has implemented measures to combat this issue.

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Lake Or Reservoir Water Surface Elevation Above Ngvd 1929, Ft 24hr Change -0.01%
Percent of Normal 100%
Minimum 1,062.3 ft
Maximum 1,135.77 ft
Average 1,085 ft
Hydraulic_Height 157
Drainage_Area 9628
Year_Completed 1962
Nid_Storage 2257000
River_Or_Stream BIG BLUE RIVER
Structural_Height 157
Surface_Area 13350
Hazard_Potential High
Dam_Length 7500
Primary_Dam_Type Rockfill
Nid_Height 157

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