Lake Harding

ALABAMA - GEORGIA


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520.35 FEET
4/20/2018
Full Pool: 521.0
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Body of 4-year-old boy found in Chattahoochee River

Ledger-Enquirer

Date: 4/6/2018 5:20:00 AM

The body of a missing 4-year-old boy was recovered Friday morning in the Chattahoochee River after a nine-day intensive search by rescue workers from multiple agencies across the Southeast, authorities have confirmed. Beau Rabon was discovered at 8:34 a.m

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Search for Missing Boy in Seventh Day in Georgia

U.S. News & World Report

Date: 4/3/2018 1:08:00 PM

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — Authorities are in their seventh day of searching for a 4-year-old boy who's missing in the Chattahoochee River at Columbus, Georgia. Officials say the child was fishing from the riverbank with his father when he fell into the water

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Chattahoochee River Trail Master Plan Meetings Scheduled

USA Patch

Date: 4/3/2018 10:01:00 AM

JOHNS CREEK, GA — Two public input meetings will be held next week so you can provide feedback about the Trail Master Plan for the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area. Two meetings will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, April 12 and 10 a.m

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Phenix City invests $35K into new public restrooms along the Riverwalk

WSFA

Date: 4/3/2018 7:35:00 AM

PHENIX CITY, AL (WTVM) - Several years of projects and investments were made to revitalize the Alabama side of the Chattahoochee River that will now include brand new public bathrooms in Phenix City. City council plans to cut the ribbon for the new

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River rescue workers remain on Chattahoochee until dark Monday, don’t find 4-year-old boy

Ledger-Enquirer

Date: 4/2/2018 8:11:00 AM

Rescue workers spent nearly 12 hours on the Chattahoochee River Monday looking for the body of a 4-year-old boy who likely drowned a week ago while he and his father were fishing from the bank. Columbus Fire and Emergency Medical Services and the Georgia

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• River: Chattahoochee River
• Length: 156 Miles
• Surface Area: 5,860 Acres
• Volume: 181,000 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 4,240 Square Miles
• Length: 13 Miles
Lake Harding, Ga | Lake Harding, Al., also known as Bartlett's Ferry Lake, is a 5,850-acre reservoir on the Chattahoochee River and is formed by Bartlett's Ferry Dam. Lake Harding is just north of Columbus, Ga. and east of Auburn, Al.

Rev. Simpson Wilson Bartley operated a ferry known as Bartley's Ferry on the Chattahoochee River and in 1926, Bartley's Ferry Dam (misspelled Bartlett) was built. The lake is located in Harris County, Georgia with some portions of the lake going into Alabama. Lake Harding is a deep lake with a depth of over 100 feet at the dam itself.

The lake was originally designed by the Columbus Power Company to generate hydroelectric power. The dam and lake were bought by Georgia Power in 1930. Lake Harding has become a popular recreational area with local residents, many of whom have built lake homes along the well-developed shoreline. A major tributary of the lake is Halawakee Creek.

Lake Harding features several islands. One of the most notable is Huston's Island which contains the ruins of an old lake house. Lake Harding is also the practice site of the Auburn University Club Rowing Team. The team can frequently be seen practicing early morning on weekdays.
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