Kanopolis Dam (Kanopolis Lake)

Field Descriptions

Dam Name: Kanopolis Dam
Other Name: KANOPOLIS LAKE
NID ID: KS00005
Longitude: -97.97
Latitude: 38.62167
County: ELLSWORTH
River: SMOKY HILL RIVER
State: KS
Nearest City: MARQUETTE, KS
Distance: 10.00 miles
Owner Name: CENWK
Owner Type: Federal
Dam Designer: CENWK
Private Dam? No
Dam Type: Earth
Core: Core (Position)
Foundation: S
Purposes: Flood Control
Year Completed: 1948
Dam Length: 15360 feet
Structural Height: 131 feet
Hydraulic Height: 131 feet
Maximum Discharge: 171000 cu ft/sec
Maximum Storage: 433000 acre-feet
Normal Storage: 61382 acre-feet
Surface Area: 3815 acres
Drainage Area: 7860 square miles
Hazard Potential: High
Emergency Action Plan? Yes
Inspection Date: 2011-09-29
Inspection Frequency: 5
State Regulated Dam? No
Spillway Type: Uncontrolled
Spillway Width: 500 feet
Outlet Gates: Uncontrolled
Volume of Dam: 15171000 cubic yards
Federal Funding Agency: KANOPOLIS 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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