East Branch Short Creek Res Nr Columbus
June 9 2023
28 ft-0.07% today
101% of Normal • Normal
Water gage height, ft levels at East Branch Short Creek Res Nr Columbus are currently 28 ft, about 101% of normal. The average for this time of year is approximately 27.82ft.
Maximum recorded Gage height, ft since record keeping began in 2007 was 2011-04-11 when levels reached 31.04 ft. Lowest recorded Gage height, ft was 2021-02-11 when levels receded to 24.08 ft.
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.
|Gage Height, Ft 24hr Change||-0.07%|
|Percent of Normal||101%|
|East Branch Short Creek Res Nr Columbus|