Pomme de Terre Lake near Hermitage

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Pomme de Terre Lake is a reservoir located near Hermitage, Missouri. The lake was created in 1961 by the construction of the Pomme de Terre Dam on the Pomme de Terre River, a tributary of the Osage River. The lake covers an area of 7,820 acres and has a shoreline of 113 miles.

The lake is primarily fed by the Pomme de Terre River and its tributaries, but it also receives water from the Truman Reservoir and Stockton Lake. The lake is used for flood control, recreation, and as a source of drinking water for nearby communities.

Agriculture is an important industry in the area around Pomme de Terre Lake, and the lake is used for irrigation and as a source of water for livestock. Recreational activities on the lake include fishing, boating, swimming, and camping. The lake is also home to a variety of wildlife, including bald eagles, osprey, and white-tailed deer.

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Lake Or Reservoir Water Surface Elevation Above Ngvd 1929, Ft 24hr Change 0%
Percent of Normal 100%
Minimum 833.89 ft
2010-11-01
Maximum 864.68 ft
2019-06-18
Average 843 ft
Hydraulic_Height 155
Drainage_Area 611
Year_Completed 1961
Nid_Storage 650000
Structural_Height 155
Foundations Rock, Soil
Surface_Area 7820
Hazard_Potential High
Outlet_Gates Uncontrolled - 0
River_Or_Stream POMME DE TERRE RIVER
Dam_Length 4630
Primary_Dam_Type Rockfill
Nid_Height 155

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