The Flood of 2019

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FRED PETERSON/For the Ellsworth County Independent-Reporter

This road to nowhere is typical of the problems officials at Kanopolis Lake have encountered because of this year’s excessive moisture.

Water level at Kanopolis is stable — for now

Kanopolis Lake crested late Sunday afternoon at 33 feet above normal; however, predicted rains throughout this week could cause the water to rise again, Dan Hays with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Monday.

With the exception of the Corps-operated Riverside Park below the dam, Kanopolis Reservoir continues to be closed.


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