Lake Ellsworth near Elgin

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Lake Ellsworth is a man-made reservoir located near Elgin, Oklahoma. It was constructed in 1962 by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as part of the Cache Creek Flood Control Project. The lake provides flood control, irrigation, and recreational opportunities for the area. It has a surface area of 5,200 acres and a maximum depth of 87 feet. The main source of water for the lake is Cache Creek, which flows into the lake from the north. Snowmelt and rainfall also contribute to the lake's water supply. The lake is used for fishing, boating, and swimming, and there are several campgrounds and picnic areas located along its shores. Agriculture is an important industry in the area, and the lake is used for irrigation purposes.

June 21, 2024







Gage Height, Ft 24hr Change 0%
Percent of Normal 100%
Minimum 1,223.22 ft
Maximum 1,236.46 ft
Average 1,232 ft
Dam_Height 96
Hydraulic_Height 96
Drainage_Area 249
Year_Completed 1961
Nid_Storage 189200
Structural_Height 96
Primary_Dam_Type Earth
Foundations Rock
Surface_Area 5220
Outlet_Gates Valve - 1, Vertical Lift - 15
Dam_Length 3900
Hazard_Potential High
Nid_Height 96

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