Reservoir Levels Weather Hydrology

Lake Darling is a man-made reservoir located near Foxholm, North Dakota. The lake was created in the 1930s as part of the Souris River Basin flood control project. The lake's hydrology is primarily controlled by the Souris River, which flows into the lake from the east. Additionally, snowpack in the surrounding area can contribute to the lake's water level during the spring melt. The lake provides irrigation water for nearby agricultural fields, as well as recreational opportunities such as fishing and boating. The lake's surface area varies depending on water levels, but it can reach up to 9,000 acres when full.

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Lake Or Reservoir Water Surface Elevation Above Ngvd 1929, Ft 24hr Change 0%
Percent of Normal 100%
Minimum 1,581.35 ft
Maximum 1,601.13 ft
Average 1,597 ft
Dam_Height 39
Hydraulic_Height 35
Drainage_Area 9160
Years_Modified 1998 - Hydraulic, 1998 - Other, 1998 - Structural
Year_Completed 1937
Nid_Storage 200583
Hazard_Potential High
Structural_Height 39
Primary_Dam_Type Earth
River_Or_Stream SOURIS RIVER
Foundations Soil
Surface_Area 9655
Outlet_Gates Slide (sluice gate), Tainter (radial)
Dam_Length 4064
Nid_Height 39

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