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Bumping Lake
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Location Yakima County, Washington
Type reservoir, natural
Primary inflows Bumping River
Primary outflows Bumping River
Catchment area 68 sq mi (180 km2)
Basin countries United States
Max. length 3 mi (4.8 km)
Max. width 0.5 mi (0.80 km)
Water volume 0.01 cu mi (0.042 km3)
Surface elevation 3,426 ft (1,044 m)

Bumping Lake is a lake and reservoir along the course of the Bumping River, in Yakima County, Washington state, USA.

The lake is used as a storage reservoir for the Yakima Project, an irrigation project run by the United States Bureau of Reclamation. Although a natural lake, Bumping Lake's capacity and discharge is controlled by Bumping Lake Dam, a 60-foot (18 m) high earthfill structure built in 1910 and modified in the 1990s. As a storage reservoir, Bumping Lake's active capacity is 33,700 acre feet (41,600,000 m3).


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