USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
06857050 MILFORD LAKE NEAR JUNCTION CITY, KS
LOCATION - Lat 39°04'34", long 96°53'58" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SE 1/4 sec.20, T.11 S., R.5 E., Geary County, KS, Hydrologic Unit 10250017, in control tower of dam on Republican River, 5.0 mi northwest of Junction City, and at mile 7.7.
DRAINAGE AREA - 24,880 mi², of which a large area is noncontributing.
PERIOD OF RECORD - December 1966 to current year. Prior to October 1971, published as "Milford Reservoir."
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is NGVD of 1929 (levels by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers).
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum elevation, 1,181.94 ft, July 25, 1993, contents, 1,346,000 acre-ft; minimum elevation since conservation pool first filled, 1,136.90 ft, Jan. 27, 2003, contents, 283,100 acre-ft.