West Point Lake

ALABAMA - GEORGIA


Lake Level
634.05 FEET
5/15/2021
Full Pool: 635.0
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Income Tax Deadlines

Lake News

Date: 3/26/2021

On March 17th, the IRS announced that individual taxpayers have until May 17th to file and pay their 2020 federal income tax. You don’t need to file any forms for this relief it’s automatic. It’s important to note that this extension does not apply to corporations, partnerships, estates, or trusts

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5 Ways to Get Your Boat’s VHF Radio Ready for the Season

BoatUS News

Date: 3/24/2021

ANNAPOLIS, Md., March 23, 2021 – In recreational boating, cellphones are just fine for routine communications. So why do you need a VHF radio – either a handheld or fixed mount – on your boat? Because in an emergency it’s the only thing that can directly connect you to the U.S. Coast

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New Boat Engine Cutoff Switch Law Goes Into Effect April 1

BoatUS News

Date: 3/15/2021

Applies to boats less than 26 feet operating on plane or above displacement speed SPRINGFIELD, Va., March 15, 2021 – There are new engine cutoff device wear requirements for recreational boat operators as part of the January 1, 2021, passage of National Defense Authorization Act that included a U.S. Coast Guard

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Water Resources Outlook (February 2021)

NWS

Date: 2/10/2021

Water Resources Outlook (February

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Fire crews respond to house fire on Milam St. in LaGrange

Columbus (GA) WTVM on MSN.com

Date: 11/4/2020 10:55:22 AM

LAGRANGE, Ga. (WTVM) - The LaGrange Fire Department was dispatched to Milam Street for the report of a structure fire. Fire crews responded to a fire in the 500 block of Milam Street Tuesday, Nov. 3

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• River: Chattahoochee River
• Length: 525 Miles
• Surface Area: 25,864 Acres
• Volume: 604,527 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 3,440 Square Miles
Surrounded by deep forests and rolling fields, West Point Lake extends 35 miles along the Chattahoochee River on the Alabama-Georgia state line. The lake's 500 miles of shoreline provides excellent opportunities for fishing, camping, boating and other recreational activities.
The construction of West Point Dam was authorized by the Flood Control Act of 1962. Congress authorized the project for flood control, hydroelectric power, navigation, fish and wildlife development and general recreation.

West Point Dam controls flooding of the river by managing seasonal variations in water flow. The project provides water storage for navigation on the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint Waterway, running 260 river miles from Apalachicola, Florida to Columbus, Georgia. The powerhouse's three generators produce enough power yearly to serve 24,000 homes.
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