Lake Harding

ALABAMA - GEORGIA


Lake Level
520.04 FEET
6/27/2016
Full Pool: 521.0
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POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Isakson, Perdue fighting water war language in spending bill

jacksonprogress-argus.com

Date: 6/20/2016 3:02:00 PM

The three states are currently in the middle of litigating rights to water that originates in Georgia, including the Chattahoochee River. “This is absolutely the wrong way to resolve disputes among our states, and Georgia has been working in good faith

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Lake Harding reminds boaters on safety tips as summer kicks off

9 WTVM

Date: 6/12/2016 7:49:00 AM

With the warmer weather finally here that means that the $35 billion boating industry is at its peak season. Great news for the people at Lake Harding Marina. In February, they opened their new restaurant, Over Board, adding another destination to the

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Chattahoochee River becomes classroom for area educators

topix.com

Date: 6/9/2016 6:33:00 PM

The Chattahoochee River became a classroom for 150 area science, math, history and social studies teachers during the three-day Educators on the River event, culminating with a trip Thursday morning down the Chattahoochee River Whitewater Course

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Above the Waterline: Scrap tire cleanup a must to avoid Zika virus

Atlanta INtown

Date: 6/7/2016 8:25:00 AM

For a year – in 1999 – these men mined trash from 37 miles of streams flowing through the city of Atlanta into the Chattahoochee River. Their job – a requirement of the settlement of Chattahoochee Riverkeeper’s lawsuit against the city for clean

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Chattahoochee River safety video teaches kids lifesaving skills

9 WTVM

Date: 6/6/2016 10:52:00 PM

With summer break underway, Uptown Whitewater Management wants to educate people of all ages, especially kids, about being safe in and around the Chattahoochee River. A new safety video is aiming to help with this initiative. The water can look calm but it

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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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