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SMITH LAKE WATER LEVEL WILL BE LOWERED FOR MAINTENANCE AT THE DAM

Nick Lee Jun 30

This morning Alabama Power, announced that one of Smith Lake’s two operating hydro generating units will be taken offline for maintenance and a minimal drawdown of lake levels will begin on July 1st, 2021.

Smith Lake is expected to drop steadily from 510 feet to 501 feet by Aug. 16 and then to 496 feet by Nov. 16.

From Alabama Power

Photo by: Edward Tarrant