Falls Lake

NORTH CAROLINA


Lake Level
261.00 FEET
5/1/2017
Full Pool: 252.0
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Chippewa Herald

Date: 4/29/2017 9:59:00 PM

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning

11 Alive

Date: 4/29/2017 5:14:00 PM

Expect wind damage to trees and power lines. * Locations impacted include... Toccoa, Tiger, Tallulah Falls, Lake Rabun, Lakemont, Tallulah Gorge State Park, Oconee State Park, Mountain Rest, Long Creek and Turnerville. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS

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Campsites, boat ramps and beaches at NC lakes still under water

WNCN

Date: 4/28/2017 2:46:00 PM

Flooding has forced the closure of three Jordan Lake boat ramps. Boat ramps and swimming beaches are closed at Falls Lake. And at Kerr Lake, the rain impacted campers. About 250 campsites, more than half of the sites at the lake, are underwater

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Family Picks: Story times planned for Independent Bookstore Day

The News & Observer

Date: 4/27/2017 7:45:00 PM

10), guided meditation, and tarot reading. Visit ncartmuseum.org. Blue Jay Point County Park, which is on Falls Lake, celebrates 20 years of Songbird Celebrations with Saturday’s festival. Come out for bird-related games, crafts, story times and

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State lawmakers pummel environmental protection efforts yet again

ncpolicywatch.com

Date: 4/27/2017 12:46:00 PM

SB 434 also delays – again – the re-adoption of the Falls Lake cleanup rules for another two years, to December 2024. Veteran observers of this protracted process likely remember that it started in 2006. By the time the cleanup begins, about 20 years

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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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