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Washington Puyallup Watershed

Lake Tapps Near Sumner

June 5 2023

542 ft

0% today
100% of Normal Normal

Water lake or reservoir water surface elevation above ngvd 1929, ft levels at Lake Tapps Near Sumner are currently 542 ft, about 100% of normal. The average for this time of year is approximately 541.28ft.

Maximum recorded Lake or reservoir water surface elevation above NGVD 1929, ft since record keeping began in 2007 was 2022-05-07 when levels reached 542.54 ft. Lowest recorded Lake or reservoir water surface elevation above NGVD 1929, ft was 2014-11-21 when levels receded to 499.25 ft.

Lake Tapps is a reservoir located near Sumner, Washington. Originally, it was created as a hydroelectric project in 1911, but eventually became a popular recreational destination as well. The lake is fed by the White River and is owned by the Cascade Water Alliance. The hydrology of the lake is managed by the alliance, and the water level is raised and lowered throughout the year to meet the needs of downstream water users. Surface flow and snowpack providers for the lake include the White River and the surrounding mountains. Lake Tapps is used for a variety of recreational activities, including boating, fishing, and swimming. The lake also serves as a source of irrigation for local agricultural businesses.

Geolocation -122.204, 47.238
Elevation 531.36 ft
Lake Or Reservoir Water Surface Elevation Above Ngvd 1929, Ft 24hr Change 0%
Percent of Normal 100%
Minimum 499.25 ft
Maximum 542.54 ft
Average 541 ft


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