Yates Lake

ALABAMA


Lake Level
343.61 FEET
5/26/2017
Full Pool: 344.0
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Cleaning up the Tallapoosa River

Times-Georgian

Date: 5/11/2017 8:37:00 AM

Four people gathered at the Poplar Springs launch of the Dub Denman Canoe Trail for a cleanup event Saturday morning. The tree-shaded parking area seemed even chillier than the 45 degrees registering on car thermometers. Gail Priest, who organized the

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Honey bee swarms continue to buzz across area

Alexander City Outlook

Date: 4/30/2017 8:42:00 AM

“That is triple what I have done in previous years.” And Robinson, who also serves as president of the Tallapoosa River Beekeepers Association, says this year looks to be even better. With swarms and honey collection already started, “I have already

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Fundraiser 5K run for CACC Ambassadors set Saturday

Alexander City Outlook

Date: 4/28/2017 8:07:00 AM

Heather Johnson, an English instructor at CACC who helped to organize the event, described the race as having several different-sized inclines and declines, along with beautiful views of both the battlefield and the Tallapoosa River as the course utilizes

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Fuller: If the world had a front porch

Opelika-Auburn News

Date: 4/26/2017 3:49:00 PM

The homeplace sits just off a paved road on a dirt road and is just a couple of miles from the Tallapoosa River. The 5:00 traffic can be overwhelming at times. The other day, a four-wheeler and an ATV drove by at the same time. That was rush hour

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Garbage woes continue vexing county

The Randolph Leader

Date: 4/26/2017 8:11:00 AM

County engineer Burrel Jones said the road did not go through the formal closure process. Jeff Landrum said the Tallapoosa River Hunting Club has blocked him from access to his property. Chuck Sparks said many around Cragford are upset. This is a road they

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• River: Tallapoosa River
• Length: 40 Miles
• Surface Area: 1,980 Acres
• Volume: 53,862 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 3,250 Square Miles
• Average Depth: 27 Feet
• Length: 8 Miles
Yates and Thurlow Reservoirs are located in east central Alabama about 30 miles northeast of Montgomery. These are small reservoirs, relative to other Alabama Power Company impoundments. Yates Reservoir covers 1,980-acres and is located immediately downstream from the much larger Lake Martin. Just downstream from Yates Reservoir is the 585-acre Thurlow Reservoir. Below Thurlow Dam, the Tallapoosa River is free flowing to its confluence with the Coosa River to form the Alabama River.
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