Lake Wylie


Lake Level
96.84 FEET
Full Pool: 0.0
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1022 Fishing Report

Date: 10/21/2017 9:01:00 PM

Lake Wylie is at 95.8 percent of full pool, and water temperatures have finally fallen off into the high 70s. The lake is fairly clear with some stain in the creeks. It looked like bass fishing was getting better on Lake Wylie, but after the BFL super

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Clover Apartments for Rent

Date: 10/20/2017 5:29:00 PM

Clover residents enjoy easy access to outdoor destinations like Lake Wylie, Kings Mountain State Park, and Crowders Mountain State Park. Big-city amenities are just minutes away from Clover in Gastonia and Charlotte. Convenience to U.S. 321 and Charlotte

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Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden

Date: 10/20/2017 12:29:00 PM

Explore the botanical wonders in this complex founded by Belmont textile magnate Daniel Stowe. Located along the banks of Lake Wylie, the gardens spread across 110 acres of rolling landscape. Guests are awed by the large visitors pavilion with its stained

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When ‘dragons’ threaten Lake Wylie, they sit ready. But too many seats are empty.

Rock Hill Herald

Date: 10/19/2017 9:56:00 AM

Water experts from throughout the region gathered recently to iron out some of the biggest issues facing the Catawba River. They just couldn’t do much about them. There weren’t enough experts there. “This is not going to work,” said Rick Lee

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Catawba nuclear plant on Lake Wylie to get extra federal oversight

Charlotte Observer

Date: 10/18/2017 7:40:00 AM

Federal regulators will give Duke Energy’s Catawba nuclear power plant on Lake Wylie increased oversight after an electrical component of an emergency generator failed a test. After the component failure in April, Nuclear Regulatory Commission inspectors

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• River: Catawba River
• Surface Area: 12,139 Acres
Lake Wylie is a reservoir, or man-made lake in the U.S. states of both South Carolina and North Carolina. The lake has a surface area of 13,400 acres and features 325 miles of shore line.
Lake Wylie's location on both the South Carolina and North Carolina borders makes it a common recreational destination for residents of nearby cities including Charlotte, Fort Mill, and Rock Hill. Duke Power manages six public boat access areas on the lake. There are also two towns that are located on Lake Wylie including, Tega Cay and Lake Wylie
Lake Wylie is one of eleven lakes on the Catawba River and is the second oldest lake in the Catawba River Chain, with water being moved around each lake on the chain system through Duke Power. The lake has a surface area of approximately 13,443 acres with 325 miles of shoreline, and stretches from the Mountain Island Dam, south of Mountain Island Lake in North Carolina to the Wylie Dam on the south end of the lake. The average depth of the lake is just over twenty feet.
The Catawba Nuclear Generating Station is located on the south-western part of the lake, and draws its cooling water from the lake. Allen Steam Station located on the northern part of the lake (west of Charlotte) also draws its cooling water from the lake.
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