Warning: Javascript must be enabled to use all the features on this page!


Page Loading - Please Wait...

Click to hideNews Bulletins
  • Due to a lapse in appropriations, the majority of USGS websites may not be up to date and may not reflect current conditions. Websites displaying real-time data, such as Earthquake and Water and information needed for public health and safety will be updated with limited support. Additionally, USGS will not be able to respond to inquiries until appropriations are enacted. For more information, please see www.doi.gov/shutdown.

  • Please see news on new formats
  • Full News RSS icon

Water-Year Summary for Site 06922440

Click to hide state-specific text

Click to hide Water-Year Summary instructions and information
  • Water-Year Summary reports summarize a year of hydrologic data in a printer-friendly format.
  • For water years 2014 onward, choose a water year and parameter and an on-demand Water-Year Summary report will be generated.
  • For water years 2006 through 2013, choose a water year and an Annual Water Data Report will be provided.
  • For water years 2005 and earlier, Annual Water Data Reports may be available in digital format.
  • Not all sites have reports available for every water year.
Available Parameters
62614 Elevation, lake/res,(Obs.)  

Water year 2018: 2017-10-01 to 2018-09-30
 

Print this page
USGS Water-Year Summary 2018
06922440 HARRY S. TRUMAN RESERVOIR AT WARSAW, MO
LOCATION - Lat 38°15'23.8", long 93°23'42.8" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NW 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.7, T.40 N., R.22 W., Benton County, MO, Hydrologic Unit 10290109, in control room near middle of dam on Osage River, 1.5 mi northwest of Warsaw, and at mile 175.
DRAINAGE AREA - 11,500 mi². with 7,856 mi² uncontrolled area below other reservoirs.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Oct 1981 to current year. Records collected at same site since 1977 available from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 (levels by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers).
REMARKS - Accuracy of records is discussed in the annual Station Analysis archived at the USGS MO Water Science Center.   Lake is formed by a rolled earthfill type dam. Storage began on Jul 21, 1977. Spillway is equipped with 4 tainter gates 40 ft wide by 47.3 ft high. Capacity of surcharge pool 2,911,000 acre-ft (elevation 739.6 ft to 751.1 ft); of flood control pool 4,006,000 acre-ft (elevation 706.0 ft to 739.6 ft); and of multipurpose pool 1,203,000 acre-ft (elevation 635.0 ft to 706.0). Lake is used for flood control, power, recreation, and fish and wildlife enhancement.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum contents, 5,020,000 acre-ft, Oct 11, 12, 1986, elevation, 738.69 ft, Oct 11, 1986; minimum, 41,700 acre-ft, Nov 14, 1978, elevation, 661.0 ft.