Table Hy02: Large impundments within the Marais des Cygnes watershed in Kansas

Large impundments within the Marais des Cygnes watershed in Kansas (U.S. Army C.O.E., Kansas City, KS, 1983).
LAKE LOCATION YEAR COMPLETED DRAINAGE AREA (SQ. MI.)
HILLSDALE Big Bull Creek near Hillsdale, KS 1982 144 4.5% controlled*
POMONA 110-Mile Creek near Vassar, KS 1963 322 10% controlled*
MELVERN Marais des Cygnes R near Melvern, KS 1972 349 10.8% controlled*
TOTALS 815 25.2% controlled*

* Percentage of the Marais des Cygnes basin in Kansas (3,230 sq.mi.) that is controlled.

SURFACE AREA (ACRES)
MULTIPURPOSE POOL FLOOD CONTROL POOL
HILLSDALE 4,580 7,410
POMONA 3,865 8,547
MELVERN 6,930 13,950
TOTALS 15,375 29,907

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