West Point Lake


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Council talks about litter at lake

LaGrange Daily News

Date: 2/13/2019 5:05:00 PM

On Tuesday, the LaGrange City Council heard from Joey Mines, a local fisherman who has been featured in magazines and on television programs across the country, who appealed to the council to take mor

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Chattahoochee park system volunteers help curtail shutdown effects

North Fulton

Date: 2/12/2019 2:00:00 PM

But while the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area fared better than most, it did not go unscathed. The Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area is a national park system spanning 48 miles

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Inaugural Polar Plunge a splashing success

LaGrange Daily News

Date: 2/11/2019 10:30:00 PM

Saturday morning, members of HYPE and the LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce gathered at Pyne Road Park to take part in the inaugural HYPE Polar Plunge, which was put on in part to raise funds

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Water Resources Outlook (February 2019)

Todd Hamill

Date: 2/7/2019

Water Resources Outlook (February

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Warming Center in LaGrange remains open, needs donations as cold temperatures expected


Date: 1/24/2019 4:15:00 PM

LAGRANGE, GA (WTVM) - The LaGrange-Troup Homeless Coalition’s Warmer Center continues to remain open as cold temperatures are expected in the area. The warming center located at 150 East Lukken Indust

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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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