Wed., April 3, 2013 12:00pm
Lake Lanier, a main drinking water source and recreation area for metro Atlantans, has reached its winter full pool level. The lake has risen more than 13 feet since the middle of December.
Fri., March 1, 2013 12:05pm
Above-average rainfall has brought Lake Lanier's level to within 4.21 feet of full pool -- its optimum operating level. The last time the lake northeast of Atlanta was this high was July 26, 2011.
Wed., August 15, 2012 3:07pm
Despite recent rainstorms, drought continues to grip Georgia, and water levels are dropping in the state’s large, federally run reservoirs. And the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers expects they will keep dropping unless more sustained rains fall.
Mon., May 14, 2012 6:57am
The soggy Mother's Day weather may have been bad news to moms across the state, but it was good news for north Georgia's Lake Lanier.
Fri., April 20, 2012 2:30pm
Forecasters predict little rain in the next few months to alleviate dry conditions, and Georgia’s lakes are showing the strain of the ongoing drought. On Friday, Lake Lanier in north Georgia and West Point Lake in west Georgia were five feet below where they should be. Thurmond Lake in east Georgia was eight feet low.