Reservoir Levels Weather Hydrology

Mud Lake is located above the White Rock Dam near White Rock, SD in South Dakota. The area has a rich history and is considered a popular recreational spot for locals and tourists. The hydrology of the lake is unique due to its location near the White Rock Dam. The lake's water levels are primarily affected by surface flow and snowpack. The surface flow providers are nearby streams and rivers that flow into the lake. Snowpack providers are the surrounding mountains and hills that collect snow and precipitation during the winter months. The lake is used for agricultural purposes such as irrigation, and recreational activities such as fishing, boating, and camping. Despite its popularity, the area has faced issues such as water quality concerns and dam safety concerns.

May 28, 2024







Gage Height, Ft 24hr Change 0.29%
Percent of Normal 99%
Minimum 67.16 ft
Maximum 80.55 ft
Average 74 ft
Dam_Height 20
Hydraulic_Height 20
Drainage_Area 1160
Year_Completed 1941
Nid_Storage 95500
Hazard_Potential High
Structural_Height 33
River_Or_Stream BOIS DE SIOUX
Foundations Soil
Surface_Area 3850
Outlet_Gates Tainter (radial) - 3
Dam_Length 14500
Primary_Dam_Type Earth
Nid_Height 33

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