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Water-Year Summary for Site 06912490

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00054 Reservoir storage(Mean)  
62614 Elevation, lake/res, NGVD29(Mean)  

Water year 2023: 2022-10-01 to 2023-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
LOCATION - Lat 38°38'51", long 95°33'50" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SE 1/4 NE 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.19, T.16 S., R.17 E., Osage County, KS, Hydrologic Unit 10290101, in control tower at dam on Hundred and Ten Mile Creek, 5.0 mi northwest of Quenemo, and at mile 7.9.
DRAINAGE AREA - 322 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 1964 to current year. Prior to October 1971, published as "Pomona Reservoir."
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is NGVD of 1929 (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers bench mark).
REMARKS - Reservoir is formed by compacted earthfill dam. Storage began Oct. 18, 1963. Conservation pool elevation was first reached on June 4, 1965. Total capacity, 498,500 acre-ft, consisting of the following: Sedimentation, 25,610 acre-ft below elevation 960.5 ft; conservation pool, 41,030 acre-ft between elevations 960.5 ft and 974.0 ft; flood-control pool, 176,500 acre-ft between elevations 974.0 ft and 1,003.0 ft; and surcharge pool, 255,400 acre-ft between elevations 1,003.0 ft and 1,025.4 ft. Reservoir is used for flood control, conservation, and recreation. Figures given herein represent total contents. Satellite telemeter at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum elevation, 998.40 ft, June 12, 1995, contents, 203,200 acre-ft; minimum elevation since conservation pool was first filled, 969.60 ft, Mar. 29, 30, 1967, contents, 54,260 acre-ft, from capacity table then in use.