EAST BRANCH SHORT CREEK RES NR COLUMBUS

Reservoir Levels Weather Hydrology


East Branch Short Creek Reservoir is a man-made lake located near Columbus, ND in North Dakota. The reservoir was constructed in the 1960s to provide irrigation water to the surrounding agricultural lands. The lake is fed by snowmelt and surface water runoff from the surrounding hills and has a capacity of 2,200 acre-feet. The reservoir also serves as a recreational area, providing opportunities for fishing, boating, and camping. The lake has been known to provide habitat for a variety of fish species, including walleye, northern pike, and yellow perch. The surrounding agricultural lands are primarily used for farming, including crops such as wheat, soybeans, and corn. The reservoir is managed by the Bureau of Reclamation and is an important part of the local water management system.

July 19, 2024

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Humidity

Gage Height, Ft 24hr Change -0.18%
Percent of Normal 100%
Minimum 24.08 ft
2021-02-11
Maximum 31.04 ft
2011-04-11
Average 28 ft
Dam_Height 38
Drainage_Area 164
Year_Completed 1962
Nid_Storage 2765
Primary_Dam_Type Earth
River_Or_Stream EAST BRANCH SHORT CREEK
Foundations Soil
Surface_Area 112
Hazard_Potential Significant
Outlet_Gates Valve - 1
Dam_Length 1018
Nid_Height 38

Regional Streamflow

1

Cubic Feet Per Second

28

Cubic Feet Per Second

30

Cubic Feet Per Second

1

Cubic Feet Per Second

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