Lake Wylie


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'We're at that stage': Long-awaited York County road project is now in sight.

The Herald

Date: 5/21/2018 12:29:00 PM

It's been a long time coming for Lake Wylie, but one of the major road construction projects in York County is at the point where drivers can see it happening. "They're actually out there clearing today," Pennies for Progress program manager Patrick

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Water safety concerns surface on Lake Wylie. Amid coal ash debate, are they founded?

The Herald

Date: 5/16/2018 9:52:00 AM

It's a question of how clean the water flowing into Lake Wylie is, and what's in the water consumed by almost all of York County. Two groups that spend as much time as anyone laboring over that water, offer widely different answers. The North Carolina

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Follow Lake Wylie's blue catfish

North Carolina Sportsman

Date: 5/15/2018 3:31:00 PM

Guide Rodger Taylor of Rock Hill, S.C., said that catching blue catfish on Lake Wylie this month can be great, but you need to be flexible. “Early May and late May often require two different approaches,” he said. “I like to fish early in the month

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United Blood Nation members sentenced in multiple murder cases


Date: 5/14/2018 11:13:00 AM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Three members of the United Bloods Nation gang were sentenced in connection with two murders, including the double-murder of a Lake Wylie couple in their home in 2014. All three gang members were sentenced to serve at least two

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Last of 12 Bloods linked to killings of Lake Wylie couple get life in prison

The Charlotte Observer

Date: 5/14/2018 10:43:00 AM

Three-and-a-half years after Doug and Debbie London were executed in their home, the last of the Charlotte gang members linked to the killings have been sent to federal prison for the rest of their lives. On Monday, U.S. District Judge Max Cogburn handed

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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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