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Floodplain Information

Rob Richardson, Director
701 N. 7th Street, Suite 423
Phone: 913-573-5750
Fax: 913-573-5796

Office Hours: Monday thru Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm


Real Time River Gaga Data is available online for the Kansas River at 23rd Street in KCK.  National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) website provides additional real time gaga data and watches, warnings, or advisories for Wyandotte County. River gages for the metro area are availble at USGS Water Watch.

Flood Categories (in feet)


Major Flood Stage: 55
Moderate Flood Stage: 54
Flood Stage: 33
Action Stage: 29


Example of River Gage Data with Flood Categories:


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Historical Crests at 23rd Street
(1) 61.30 ft on 07/14/1951
(2) 54.80 ft on 07/28/1993
(3) 54.60 ft on 06/01/1903
(4) 47.20 ft on 06/01/1908
(5) 45.30 ft on 07/11/1993



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