Lake Wedowee

ALABAMA


Lake Level
787.01 FEET
2/22/2017
Full Pool: 793.0
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New Site council agrees to pay employees overtime

Alexander City Outlook

Date: 2/8/2017 9:40:00 AM

The council also decided to start renovating the gymnasium, paying for the project with funds from the renewal of the rental of the cell tower contract and from the proceeds of collecting payments for the Tallapoosa River Electric Cooperative. Blasingame

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Re-instatement of Economic Development Authority high on legislative agenda

The Randolph Leader

Date: 2/1/2017 8:49:00 AM

Roanoke needs a strong economic development authority. They need it for the entire county. Whoever is in the job will be working with Wedowee, Wadley and other towns," he said. On another issue, he said a local bill is just a housekeeping measure--the half

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Water Resources Outlook (January 2017)

Southeast River Forecast Center

Date: 1/27/2017

We examine the water resouces outlook for the southeast U.S. as of January 2017

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Man drowns in Lake Wedowee

The Randolph Leader

Date: 1/25/2017 8:05:00 AM

FLAT ROCK--A fisherman on Lake Wedowee drowned Tuesday afternoon while launching his boat at the boat ramp near New Harmony Church. According to Randolph County Sheriff's Investigator Donnie Strain, who is also a diver with Randolph County Rescue Squad

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UGA Committed To Shedding Light on Water War

Southeast AGNET

Date: 1/13/2017 2:18:00 PM

The problem is that there is not enough water to satisfy every each state. Georgia and Alabama are fighting over control of the Alabama-Coosa-Tallapoosa River Basin. Florida, Georgia and Alabama are battling over the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River

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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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