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Table Hy04: Data summary for large reservoirs/small water development projects for the West Osage River Basin in Kansas

Data summary for large reservoirs and small water development projects for the major watershed of the West Osage River Basin in Kansas.
BASIN DRAINAGE AREA WATERSHED AREA CONTROLLED
PLANNED COMPLETED
MARMATON RIVER BASIN 393sq.mi. 237.5 sq.mi. 60.4% of basin 14.5 sq.mi. 3.7% of basin
MARAIS DES CYGNES RIVER BASIN 3230 sq.mi. 1,152 sq.mi.* 35.7% of basin 872.7 sq.mi.* 27% of basin
LITTLE OSAGE RIVER BASIN 295 sq.mi. 4.8 sq.mi 1.6% of basin 0 0% of basin
TOTALS 3918 sq.mi. 1,394.3 sq.mi. 35.6% of basins 887.2 sq.mi. 22.6% of basins
SURFACE AREAS (ACRES)
BASIN DRAINAGE AREA MULTIPURPOSE POOL FLOOD CONTROL POOL
PLANNED COMPLETED PLANNED COMPLETED
MARMATON RIVER BASIN 393 sq.mi. 1,984 75 4,114 341
MARAIS DES CYGNES RIVER BASIN 3230 sq.mi. 19,259 16,304 1,476 32,078
LITTLE OSAGE RIVER BASIN 295 sq.mi. 100 0 103 0
TOTALS 3918 sq.mi. 21,343 16,379 45,693 32,419
STORAGE (ACRE FEET)
BASIN DRAINAGE AREA MULTIPURPOSE FLOOD CONTROL POOL
POOL PLANNED COMPLETED PLANNED COMPLETED
MARMATON RIVER BASIN 393 sq.mi. 13,148 438 43,274 2,496
MARAIS DES CYGNES RIVER BASIN 3230 sq.mi. 327,596 303,570 549,503 484,325
LITTLE OSAGE RIVER BASIN 295 sq.mi. 1,790 0 1,460 0
TOTALS 342,534 304,008 594,237 86,821
TOTALS
BASIN DRAINAGE AREA PLANNED COMPLETED
MARMATON RIVER BASIN 56,422 2,934
MARAIS DES CYGNES BASIN 877,099 787,895
LITTLE OSAGE RIVER BASIN 3,250 0
TOTALS 936,771 790,829

* Watersheds of Upper Marais des Cygnes R and Switzler Creek districts are part of the Melvern and Pomona lakes watersheds. Their drainage areas are not included in totals

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