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Water Flowing from Lake Allatoona

Lake Allatoona Dam, March 2019 ~ Photo Courtesy of USACE

The water flowing from Lake Allatoona offers many benefits.  Formerly flooded parks are reopening, hydro-electric generation is humming away and the lake is approaching full summer pool.

USACE Flood Risk Statement for Lake Allatoona

Cartersville is the best dam town in Bartow County. ~~ Photograph by Robert Sutherland

Deputy Public Affairs Officer for the USACE Lisa Parker released a flood risk statement, due to the potential for flooding from recent rains.

More Dang Troubles at Lake Allatoona Dam

Lake Allatoona Dam ~~ Photograph by Robert Sutherland

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. […]