Georgia’s DNR released test results regarding potentially harmful algae blooms on Lake Allatoona in August of 2019.
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Lake Allatoona’s Potentially Harmful Algae Blooms
On August 12, 2019, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) responded to reports that harmful algae blooms may be present at Lake Allatoona.
Lake Allatoona Crested 11 Feet Above Full Summer Pool
On Thursday, March 7, 2019, Lake Allatoona’s waters rose to 851.13 feet above sea level. That’s down from March 5th, when Lake Allatoona crested at 851.56 feet.
2014’s Fifth Drowning in Lake Allatoona
According to Mark McKinnon, spokesman for the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, the year’s fifth drowning in Lake Allatoona occurred about 4 PM, on Sunday, July 27, 2014. A 26-year-old man, identified by the Bartow County coroner’s office as Ryan Tyndall, of Snellville, was swimming away from the shore near Allatoona Landing in Bartow County when he […]
Five Injured in BUI Boat Crash on Lake Allatoona
Five people were injured in a boat crash on Lake Allatoona following the fireworks at Allatoona Yacht Club on Saturday, July 5, 2014, according to Public Affairs Officer Mark McKinnon with the Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division in his final Fourth of July Weekend Boating Incident report for 2014. The last time Independence Day […]
Lake Allatoona Drowning Victim ID’d
We regret to inform you of the death of a gentleman from the nation of India who was the second Lake Allatoona drowning victim in two weeks. According to Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Law Enforcement Division Public Affairs Officer Mark McKinnon, mister Varun Krishnamurthy, who turned 27-years-old on May 11th, was swimming with […]
More Dang Troubles at Lake Allatoona Dam
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) office at Lake Allatoona has had its share of troubles recently. A fire broke out in the powerhouse at Lake Allatoona Dam on Monday, May 19, 2014. Thankfully, no one was injured and the dam can still release water using the spillways, not through the generators, as usual. […]
Avoid These Risks on Lake Allatoona
Fun times on Lake Allatoona often require days of planning and preparation. Making food in advance, buying ice and drinks on the way, firing up the grill, and gathering the gang when the dinnerbell rings takes time. It’s also good to plan in advance to avoid the risks of being on Lake Allatoona. It only takes […]
Tragic Drowning of Teen in Lake Allatoona
Georgia’s Department of Natural Resources Communications and Outreach Specialist Melissa Cummings informed LakeAllatoona.com at 1 PM on Sunday, May 25, 2014, of the tragic drowning of a young man in Lake Allatoona. Early Sunday morning, Georgia DNR Law Enforcement conservation rangers on active patrol at Lake Allatoona received a call that a person was underwater at […]
Law Enforcement Says: “Choose Your Ride”
Georgia’s Office of Highway Safety Director Harris Blackwood held a news conference on Friday, May 23, 2014, at the Bethany Bridge Boat Ramp on Lake Allatoona. He was joined by law enforcement officers from county, state and federal agencies to drive home the message: “Choose Your Ride.” There were a dozen law enforcement vehicles and […]