El Dorado Lake Dam (El Dorado Lake)

Field Descriptions

Dam Name: El Dorado Lake
Other Name: EL DORADO LAKE
NID ID: KS00027
Longitude: -96.82167
Latitude: 37.84667
County: BUTLER
River: WALNUT RIVER
State: KS
Nearest City: EL DORADO, KS
Distance: 4.00 miles
Owner Name: CESWT
Owner Type: Federal
Dam Designer: CESWT
Private Dam? No
Dam Type: Earth
Core: Core (Position)
Foundation: R
Purposes: Flood Control
Year Completed: 1981
Dam Length: 20930 feet
Dam Height: 99 feet
Structural Height: 99 feet
Hydraulic Height: 85 feet
Maximum Discharge: 120800 cu ft/sec
Maximum Storage: 246882 acre-feet
Normal Storage: 161928 acre-feet
Surface Area: 8400 acres
Drainage Area: 234 square miles
Hazard Potential: High
Emergency Action Plan? Yes
Inspection Date: 2010-06-10
Inspection Frequency: 5
State Regulated Dam? No
Spillway Type: Uncontrolled
Spillway Width: 350 feet
Outlet Gates: Vertical Lift
Volume of Dam: 7400000 cubic yards
Federal Funding Agency: EL DORADO LAKE
Federal Design Agency: Department of Defense;
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Federal Construction Agency: Department of Defense;
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Federal Regulatory Agency: Department of Defense;
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Federal Inspection Agency: CE
Federal Operating Agency: Department of Defense;
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Federal Owner (Agency): Department of Defense;
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Other Federal Agencies: Department of Defense;
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Source Agency: Department of Defense;
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

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