Lake Harding

ALABAMA - GEORGIA


Lake Level
520.47 FEET
10/16/2018
Full Pool: 521.0
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Huge new Chattahoochee River community will have 3,200-foot river park

The Business Journals

Date: 10/12/2018 7:29:00 AM

A huge, newly proposed residential community on the Chattahoochee River in Duluth would feature a 3,200-foot-long park along the south bank of the river. The Chronicle has obtained new details about t

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Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area turns 40

North Fulton

Date: 10/8/2018 7:15:00 PM

Anniversaries are always special, and this year marks a big one for a place that’s near and dear to any Atlanta resident who enjoy the outdoors. It’s the 40th anniversary of the Chattahoochee River Na

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25th Annual National Public Lands Day celebrated at Jones Bridge Park

Gwinnett Citizen

Date: 10/6/2018 10:19:00 AM

22 at Jones Bridge Park. The 30-acre park along the Chattahoochee river bank is the heartbeat of the Peachtree Corners community, offering adventure in just about any weather or season. More than 20 v

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$1.5M Chattahoochee study launches to better connect Atlantans with nature

Curbed

Date: 10/4/2018 11:46:00 AM

A proposed pedestrian bridge over the Chattahoochee River, connecting the Proctor Creek Greenway to the Silver Comet Trail, as unveiled last year. KAIZEN The dream of a more activated Atlanta

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Plant manager allegedly ordered chemicals be washed into Chattahoochee

WSB Radio

Date: 10/4/2018 8:54:00 AM

Prosecutors say a Cobb County plant manager allegedly ordered toxic chemicals be washed into a tributary of the Chattahoochee River and lied about it to authorities. Carlos Conde, 37, has been indicte

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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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