West Point Lake


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Green can actually mean more green

North Fulton

Date: 8/6/2018 9:33:00 AM

In the article he wrote for Curbed.com, he talks about how much economic development potential there is in Atlanta by investing in the Chattahoochee River and Freedom Park. He proposes a linear park a

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City of LaGrange employees to hold litter clean-up event Saturday

LaGrange Daily News

Date: 8/1/2018 5:27:00 PM

In July, Mayor Jim Thornton, Kelsey and employees, along with community members, picked up trash along West Point Lake on Country Club Road. In June, City Councilman Nathan Gaskin, Kelsey, employees a

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West Point Lake Eagle Release

Lakes Online

Date: 7/28/2018

The Southeastern Raptor Center releases an eagle at Pyne Road Park on West Point Lake July 28, 2018

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2 old powerhouses on Chattahoochee River get makeovers

The News & Observer

Date: 7/27/2018 2:38:00 PM

Two historic powerhouses that sit on an island in the Chattahoochee River are being transformed into a one-of-a-kind event venue. The W.C. Bradley Co.is investing more than $3 million into the project

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Bat search by boat on West Point Lake

LaGrange Daily News

Date: 7/23/2018 3:59:00 PM

Chattahoochee Riverkeeper is offering a program called “Bat Search by Boat” on West Point Lake on Thursday, Aug. 9 from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Guests are invited to come aboard Chattahoochee Riverkeeper’

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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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