Wilson Dam (Wilson Lake)

Field Descriptions

Dam Name: Wilson Dam
Other Name: WILSON LAKE
NID ID: KS00013
Longitude: -98.495
Latitude: 38.96833
County: RUSSELL
River: SALINE RIVER
State: KS
Nearest City: SYLVAN GROVE
Distance: 8.00 miles
Owner Name: CENWK
Owner Type: Federal
Dam Designer: CENWK
Private Dam? No
Dam Type: Earth
Core: Core (Position)
Foundation: R
Purposes: Flood Control
Year Completed: 1964
Dam Length: 5600 feet
Structural Height: 160 feet
Hydraulic Height: 130 feet
Maximum Discharge: 15700 cu ft/sec
Maximum Storage: 736000 acre-feet
Normal Storage: 245000 acre-feet
Surface Area: 9040 acres
Drainage Area: 1917 square miles
Hazard Potential: High
Emergency Action Plan? Yes
Inspection Date: 2009-10-19
Inspection Frequency: 5
State Regulated Dam? No
Spillway Type: Uncontrolled
Spillway Width: 450 feet
Outlet Gates: Uncontrolled
Volume of Dam: 8200000 cubic yards
Federal Funding Agency: WILSON 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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