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Posted 4/27/2017

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Coralville Lake Manager
(319) 338-3543 x6304

Coralville, IA

Coralville Lake is a multiple purpose project providing primary benefits in flood control and low-flow augmentation with secondary benefits in recreation, fish and wildlife management, forest management, and water quality improvement. Conservation pool is 5,400 acres; and the flood control pool is 24,800 acres with 475,000 acre-feet of storage. The dam is located on the Iowa River just upstream of Iowa City. Cumulative nominal damages prevented since projects inception (1958) through FY16 is ~ $584,064,000. The project includes 25,000 acres of fee title lands, 11 recreation areas, 7 campgrounds. Typical recreation fee receipts and lease revenues are just under $700,000; with regional economic impacts of $24,800,000 from an estimated 1,200,000 visits.

Project is in operation.

OM - Operations and Maintenance

Summarized Project Costs

Estimated Federal Cost  N/A 
Estimated Non-Federal Cost  N/A 
Estimated Total Project Cost  N/A 
Allocations Prior to Current FY 2017 Cost  N/A 
Current FY 2017 Allocation (received to date)  $4,282,740 
Current FY 2017 Total Capability  $4,282,740 

Major Work Item Current Year
FY 2017: Funds are being used for routine operation and maintenance of the flood control work and related infrastructure to reduce flooding downstream and related water control feature. Funds are also being used for minimal operation and maintenance of day-use and overnight recreation areas and facilities. Funds are also being used for minimal annual stewardship activities to protect the health, sustainability and integrity of the public lands associated with the project. These activities include natural resource management practices, environmental evaluation and reviews, shoreline protection, cultural resource investigations, and water quality control. The Master Plan for the project is also being updated.