West Point Lake

ALABAMA - GEORGIA


Lake Level
635.61 FEET
5/29/2015
Full Pool: 635.0
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Tri-state group OKs water management plan for basin

Gainesville Times

Date: 5/28/2015 12:14:00 AM

The group also recommended raising the winter pool level at West Point Lake in LaGrange “to increase water storage that can be used to provide benefits basinwide.” And local, state and federal officials should develop “consistent drought management

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Make plans to kayak with Outdoor Rec

The Bayonet

Date: 5/27/2015 7:16:00 AM

The Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation's Outdoor Recreation hosted Kayak the Hooch May 22 for patrons to kayak the Chattahoochee River seven miles from a landing spot on post to the Uchee Creek Marina. "It is a lot of fun and most

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Florida Delegation Stands Fast Behind Graham's Bill to Save Oyster Industry

Sunshine State News

Date: 5/26/2015 3:30:00 PM

The Corps of Engineers runs reservoirs connected to the Chattahoochee River, which determine freshwater flow down to Apalachicola Bay. Currently, Florida, Georgia and Alabama are at an impasse on the water, with the Sunshine State’s oyster industry

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Proposed Glades Reservoir getting more expensive

Gainesville Times

Date: 5/25/2015 7:02:00 PM

Supporters of the proposed 850-acre Glades Reservoir in the Upper Chattahoochee River Basin say it will add about 40 million gallons per day to the water supply of Northeast Georgia

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Officials encourage boating safety

La Grange Daily News

Date: 5/25/2015 8:49:00 AM

Local and state law enforcement officials gathered at West Point Lake on Thursday to kick off the Summer of Safety campaign which seeks to raise awareness of safety concerns for Georgia boaters and drivers. Georgia Department of Natural Resources partnered

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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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