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62614 Elevation, lake/res, NGVD29(Obs.)  

Water year 2019: 2018-10-01 to 2019-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
06893791 LONGVIEW RESERVOIR AT KANSAS CITY, MO
LOCATION - Lat 38°55'29", long 94°27'35" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SE 1/4 NE 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.4, T.48 N., R.32 W., Jackson County, MO, Hydrologic Unit 10300101, in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Administration Building at the right end of dam on Little Blue River at Kansas City, 3.1 mi upstream from Cedar Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA - 50.3 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Oct 1985 to current year.
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. Closure began Jun 16, 1983. Storage began on Sep 16, 1985. An uncontrolled limited service type spillway 200 ft wide is located at the left abutment. Capacity of surcharge pool 35,370 acre-ft (909.0 ft to 922.9 ft); of flood control pool 24,800 acre-ft (elevation 891.0 ft to 909.0 ft); and of multipurpose pool 22,100 acre-ft (elevation 816.0 ft to 891.0 ft). Lake is used for flood control, water-quality control, recreation, and fish and wildlife enhancement.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum contents, 37,100 acre-ft, May 16, 1990, elevation, 903.36 ft; minimum, 2,680 acre-ft, Oct 1, 1985, elevation, 849.40 ft.