Lake Harding

ALABAMA - GEORGIA


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520.43 FEET
9/21/2017
Full Pool: 521.0
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Above the Waterline: Climate change conference focuses on the Chattahoochee, solutions

Atlanta INtown

Date: 9/1/2017 12:22:00 PM

White County residents Jeff Threlkeld and Ray Kahn say the Chattahoochee River is lower than four decades ago. (Photo by Hal Jacobs) Wildfires in Greenland. ‘Sunny day’ floods in Miami. Icebergs the size of small countries breaking from continents

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Florida tells U.S. Supreme Court capping Georgia's water use helps Apalachicola River

Politico

Date: 8/31/2017 8:54:00 AM

And the federal government, in a brief filed Aug. 7, said "truly effective" relief for Apalachicola oysters may require revising federal dam operations on the Chattahoochee River through formal agency action. Florida argues that the court special master

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Bill King: I missed the chance of a lifetime

Sand Mountain Reporter

Date: 8/25/2017 2:18:00 PM

They went to see the eclipse. We went to celebrate my daughter’s thirtieth birthday by tubing down the Chattahoochee River. She says you only turn thirty once. I know better because I’ve done it twice now. Ashley wanted to go to Helen, go tubing

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U.S. National Parks Spotlight Their 101st Anniversary With Marketing Campaign

childrenandnature.org

Date: 8/25/2017 6:58:00 AM

D.C. Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Keri Hilson visits the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area in Georgia later this month. The campaign kicked off in April with Jordan Fisher, who’s in the Broadway hit “Hamilton,” touring Alexander

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Searching far and wide for blooming wildflowers

myajc.com

Date: 8/24/2017 9:10:00 PM

Our wildflower ventures began with a hike in the Johnson Ferry north unit of the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area. Led by longtime park ranger and naturalist Jerry Hightower, our trek took us across a long meadow and through shady woods along

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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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