Lake Wylie


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Now to get York County hospitality funding approval, show restaurants will benefit

Rock Hill Herald

Date: 12/9/2016 2:50:00 PM

Hospitality tax money, a 2-percent charge on food and drink in unincorporated areas of the county like Lake Wylie, must be spent on projects promoting tourism. An advisory committee takes funding requests and recommends project funding to Council

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Date: 12/9/2016 12:12:00 AM

~The new home of Bulls Bay Boats. The affordable brand of quality Center Consoles and Bay Boats. Call for pricing and more information. See us on the web: or Email: 803-631

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‘Cobwebs’ slow the new rec tax district. But now Lake Wylie knows what’s coming.

Rock Hill Herald

Date: 12/8/2016 7:34:00 AM

There were details and a delay Monday night in the ongoing effort to bring new recreation to Lake Wylie. York County Council deferred the second of three readings needed to establish a recreation tax district for Lake Wylie. The move comes after Lake Wylie

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Duke Energy proposes hooking most coal ash neighbors to public water

Charlotte Observer

Date: 12/7/2016 2:17:00 PM

It proposes connecting 702 households to public lines, including most neighbors near the Charlotte-area plants – Allen on Lake Wylie, Marshall on Lake Norman and Buck on the Yadkin River in Rowan County. State law favors water lines over filtration

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Boats, trains and satellites — all paint a picture of drought on Lake Wylie

The State South Carolina's Homepage

Date: 12/6/2016 9:06:00 PM

Rain finally came. Just not enough to make a difference. “Even though we’ve had some recent widespread rainfall across the state,” said Leonard Vaughan with the National Weather Service in Columbia, “it’s not enough to improve the drought

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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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