West Point Lake

ALABAMA - GEORGIA


Lake Level
634.56 FEET
8/20/2018
Full Pool: 635.0
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Traffic: Areas around West Point Lake close for training exercise

WTVM

Date: 8/15/2018 2:20:00 PM

A Ranger battalion from Ft. Benning will shut down several areas around West Point Lake today. The battalion will be completing a training exercise on the water all day today. To make room for them, f

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Food trucks will add flavor to new ArtPark being launched near Chattahoochee River

Ledger-Enquirer

Date: 8/14/2018 6:02:00 AM

It’s a sliver of prime land steps away from the Chattahoochee River and in need for a purpose such as bringing people together for creative fun and delicious food. Thus, the ground just off Whitewater

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Chattahoochee River park marking 40th year with special programs

Marietta Daily Journal

Date: 8/10/2018 3:16:00 AM

On Aug. 15, 1978, an organization called Friends of the River came together to celebrate accomplishing a mission the group had worked on for years: saving the Chattahoochee River from developers. The

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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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• 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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