Lake Harding

ALABAMA - GEORGIA


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520.37 FEET
2/5/2016
Full Pool: 521.0
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Eufaula sweeps Quitman County

Dothan Eagle

Date: 2/4/2016 4:12:00 PM

GEORGETOWN, Georgia -- Justin Warren scored 16 points as Eufaula traveled across the Chattahoochee River to knock off Quitman County, 65-58, Tuesday night. Eufaula (18-7) had four players in double figures, led by Jirah Ards with 24 points. Kaniya Hill had

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State EPD: Glades Reservoir not needed for water supply

Gainesville Times

Date: 2/3/2016 9:16:00 PM

However, a door has been left open for the reservoir to be developed as additional storage to augment downstream flows on the Chattahoochee River in times of drought. This shift could be part of a settlement in the tri-state water wars with Florida and

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Sally Bethea: Planning for a Wetter Future

Reporter Newspapers

Date: 1/31/2016 9:06:00 AM

The city’s share would be less than $200,000 to safeguard the sewage plant and the Chattahoochee River. Last fall, WSB-TV’s Katie Walls asked a city representative, on camera, why action had not been taken to fix the serious problem. The response

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SLIDESHOW: A fashionable Fasching festival in Helen

Gainesville Times

Date: 1/31/2016 1:11:00 AM

Members of Helen’s Faschingsverein organization held their usual parade, party and tubing trip down the Chattahoochee River on an unseasonably warm January day. The festival included games, contests, music and plenty of food and drink

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High school roundup: Local wrestlers qualify for state sectionals

Ledger-Enquirer

Date: 1/30/2016 8:11:00 PM

Glenwood plays Autauga Thursday at 7 p.m. in Montgomery, Ala., in AISA Elite Eight. HAMILTON, Ga. -- Mya Millner scored 14 points and Alexis Burns added 13 as Carver beat Harris County 68-51 on Saturday. Taziha Fanning scored 25 points and grabbed 13

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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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