History of Granger Lake

Construction


Construction began in October of 1972, with the project being placed in operation on January 21, 1980.

Authority


Congressional Authority of the construction of Laneport Lake (Granger Lake) was originally contained in the Flood Control Act approved 3 September 1954.

Flood History


Maximum level reached 530.11 on 05-MAR-1992
Minimum level reached 498.45 on 19-NOV-2011

Purpose


The purpose of the dam was for flood damage reduction, water conservation, fish and wildlife habitat, and general recreation.