Lake Wedowee

ALABAMA


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792.87 FEET
7/26/2017
Full Pool: 793.0
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Floaters need to take precautions to save themselves

Alexander City Outlook

Date: 7/18/2017 6:40:00 AM

Since the Memorial Day weekend, three people have perished while kayaking along the Tallapoosa River. Just Tuesday, Charles Edward Stewart perished on the Tallapoosa River just below the Thurlow Dam and another reportedly victim made it out safely

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Man without flotation device dies in kayaking accident

Ledger-Enquirer

Date: 7/12/2017 2:36:00 PM

The body of 31-year-old Charles Edward Stewart of Tallassee, Ala. was recovered from the Tallapoosa River Wednesday. A report from the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency says Stewart, who was not wearing a flotation device, became displaced from his kayak on

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Massive sewage overflow makes it to area creeks

Alexander City Outlook

Date: 7/9/2017 8:06:00 PM

The overflow entered Whortleberry Creek before entering Oaktassa Creek to Hillabee Creek to the Tallapoosa River. “We estimate the character of the waste water when it entered Whortleberry Creek was diluted 20 times or more just because of the excessive

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning Continues For Parts Of Randolph And Tallapoosa Counties Until 5:30PM

alabamawx.com

Date: 6/15/2017 3:45:00 PM

IMPACT…Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include… Alexander City, Roanoke, Tallassee, Dadeville, Lineville, Ashland, Camp Hill, Wedowee, Rockford, Equality, Lake Wedowee, Jacksons’ Gap, New Site, Wadley, Woodland

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Organizations Across the Country Seek to Improve Water Infrastructure, Grow Local Economies

EPA

Date: 6/6/2017

Organizations from across the country are seeking to partner with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to invest in their local economies and improve water infrastructure. EPA’s Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program received ‘letters of interest’ from prospective

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• River: Tallapoosa River
• Length: 271 Miles
• Surface Area: 10,660 Acres
• Volume: 425,700 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 1,453 Square Miles
• Average Depth: 40 Feet
• Length: 24 Miles
The lake was created by the flooding of the plains behind the Harris Dam, which began construction on November 1, 1974. The last part of construction of the dam ended on April 20, 1983.

There are many recreational attractions on Lake Wedowee such as boating, swimming, fishing and camping. Fishing brings the most attraction to the lake. It is known to be one of the finest lakes in the Southeast because the quality of the water and it’s sizeable bass population. There are many different species of fish in the lake that include crappie, largemouth bass, spotted bass, striped bass, hybrid striper, channel catfish, and flathead catfish.
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