Falls Lake

NORTH CAROLINA


Lake Level
251.31 FEET
7/7/2015
Full Pool: 252.0
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Iowa prep softball: Harris-Lake Park advances; Sibley-Ocheyedan falls

Daily Globe

Date: 7/6/2015 9:51:00 PM

LAKE PARK, Iowa — Harris-Lake Park saw its season live on Monday when it took a thrilling win the first round of the Class 1A-Region 1 Tournament. The Wolves managed to defeat Storm Lake-St. Mary’s 10-9 to move on to the second round. There, they’ll

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After Hours: Take advantage of summer – stay outside!

The Telegraph

Date: 7/4/2015 9:06:00 PM

Photographers and canoeists vied for the best spots on High Falls Lake on June 26, when park ranger Alyson Snipes and park naturalist Laura Adams led the 3-mile twilight trip to Buck Creek. They pointed out the birds that make the park their home

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High schoolers spend summer practicing stewardship

The News & Observer

Date: 7/3/2015 3:59:00 PM

The group sprawled along a Falls Lake Dam trail on Friday morning, feeling the effects of nearly two weeks of doing trail maintainance, facility repairs and playground construction at parks as part of the N.C. Youth Conservation Corps summer program

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ImagineWF: Dreaming Frog to include water tours, dinner cruises

Wichita Falls Times Record News

Date: 7/1/2015 1:00:00 AM

WICHITA FALLS - If you can dream it, they can do it. Jim Henson is setting a course to introduce people to the joys of Lake Wichita with The Dreaming Frog. The business will coordinate a variety of recreational water experiences, including sunset/sunrise

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Senate to vote on protest petition repeal

WRAL

Date: 6/30/2015 10:10:00 AM

"Do not eliminate our voice as residents." That plea was seconded by David Cox, one of the Raleigh residents who fought the development of a Publix shopping center in North Raleigh across from Falls Lake. The developer eventually pulled out of the project

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• Length: 175 Miles
• Surface Area: 11,310 Acres
• Volume: 131,395 Acre Feet
Falls Lake is a 12,410 acre reservoir located in Durham, Wake, and Granville counties in North Carolina, USA. Falls Lake extends 28 miles up the Neuse River to its source at the confluence of the Eno, Little, and Flat rivers.
The lake is named for the Falls of the Neuse, a section of the Neuse River that falls from the Piedmont into the lower Coastal Plain and which is now submerged under the lake. The lake provides drinking water for several of the surrounding communities, including the city of Raleigh, NC, aids with flood control and serves as a recreation area and wildlife habitat.
The construction of the dam that holds the lake began in 1978 and was completed in 1981. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers constructed and manages the dam. Falls Dam is an earthen structure having a top elevation of 291.5 feet and an overall length of 1,915 feet.
The height above the stream bed is 92.5 feet.
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