Lake Wylie

NORTH CAROLINA


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97.88 FEET
9/20/2018
Full Pool: 0.0
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Lake Wylie is rising, but it’s not expected to flood. Others on the Catawba might

The Island Packet

Date: 9/17/2018 10:06:00 AM

Some reservoirs already reached max capacity, and others may follow, but Lake Wylie isn’t expected to flood. As of noon Monday, Wylie sat more than two feet below its full pond level. That’s the point

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Lake Wylie is rising, but it’s not expected to flood. Others on the Catawba might

The Herald

Date: 9/17/2018 10:06:00 AM

Some reservoirs already reached max capacity, and others may follow, but Lake Wylie isn’t expected to flood. As of noon Monday, Wylie sat more than two feet below its full pond level. That’s the point

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One lake tops its tipping point; Wylie and others inch higher from Florence rains

The Herald

Date: 9/16/2018 12:09:00 PM

Lake Wylie was inching upward, but still well ahead of its tipping point as the first lake in the Catawba River system reached capacity. Just before 11 a.m. Sunday, Lake Dearborn in Great Falls measur

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Lake Wylie is down. It isn’t alone. Prepping starts for Florence, flood level rains.

The Herald

Date: 9/14/2018 6:36:00 AM

As heavy rains from Hurricane Florence loom, Lake Wylie is making room. The extra room in lakes all along the Catawba chain will be needed. Forecasts show the York County and surrounding areas getting

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Lancaster under storm warning; ‘catastrophic’ rain possible for York, Chester

The Herald

Date: 9/14/2018 4:41:00 AM

Bands to the west, covering eastern Chester County and central/northern York County including Lake Wylie, show rains of 8 to 10 inches, according to the map. Western York County and western Chester Co

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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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