National Drought Mitigation Center

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Alabama Power to increase lake levels in response to drought
3/16/2017 12:00:00 AM

Water Supply & Quality
Calhoun County, AL
Cherokee County, AL
Clay County, AL
Coosa County, AL
DeKalb County, AL
Elmore County, AL
Etowah County, AL
Randolph County, AL
Saint Clair County, AL
Talladega County, AL
Tallapoosa County, AL

Start Date: 3/16/2017 -  
Alabama Power announced that it was increasing water levels on four lakes, due to drought. The higher water levels were “designed to improve the odds that Alabama Power reservoirs on the Coosa and Tallapoosa rivers can reach normal summer levels.” The four lakes are Harris, Martin, Logan Martin and Weiss. (Birmingham, Ala.), March 16, 2017