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Beautiful but potentially lethal, beryllium found in groundwater at Allen plant

The Progressive Pulse

Date: 3/16/2018 8:31:00 AM

Next week, we’ll publish results of the contamination at Sutton, Buck, Roxboro and Dan River. The Allen plant sits along the Catawba River and Lake Wylie in Gaston County, shortly upstream from the Charlotte Yacht Club. With five coal-fired units

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Carolina Water says its water is clean, lead-free. They set out Tuesday to prove it.

The Herald

Date: 3/13/2018 5:32:00 PM

The decision came after pressure on the utility from Lake Wylie after residents complained publically about poor water quality, including lead in the water and discoloration. The company contends water sampling hasn’t tested high for contaminants for

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Is there lead in residential drinking water? CWS joins York County to test it.

The Herald

Date: 3/12/2018 2:19:00 PM

“We will make them public.” A week prior to the tests, the South Carolina Public Service Commission held a public hearing in Lake Wylie as part of Carolina Water’s ongoing rate increase case. The utility asked last year for increases of about 15 to

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The Ledger Independent

Date: 3/12/2018 1:15:00 PM

Other survivors include one brother, William Earl Osborne of Ripley, Ohio; and one sister, Carol Bradford of Lake Wylie, S.C., as well as other relatives, including his church family and many dear friends. Vernon graduated from Maysville High School and

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One property, two hotels? Not in Monopoly. But York County? It could be coming.

The Herald

Date: 3/11/2018 11:27:00 AM

McLean is a 670-acre project eying 800 homes. Most of it is just north of the state line, but 37 homes are planned for Lake Wylie. They were approved in 2015. The developer behind South Shore at McLean is asking for an extension through August of next year

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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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