Lay Lake

ALABAMA


Lake Level
395.96 FEET
8/3/2015
Full Pool: 396.0
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OUR VIEW: Area's road problems are obvious

The Gladsden Times

Date: 8/1/2015 5:41:00 PM

The most traffic congestion in the county is at the bridges across the Coosa River, both in Gadsden and Southside. • About 35,400 vehicles cross the Meighan Bridge over the Coosa every day, putting it at 104 percent of capacity. • The one-lane

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What’s for dinner: Is the fresh fish safe?

Mohave Daily News

Date: 7/31/2015 1:00:00 AM

“They don’t understand that bigger is not better,” he said. On Alabama’s Coosa River, volunteers have been interviewing anglers to learn how often they fish and what they catch. In an area with double-digit poverty levels, people rely on largemouth

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On staph and swimming: experts advise proper precautions

St. Clair News-Aegis

Date: 7/30/2015 1:11:00 PM

After recent reports surfaced of children developing skin infections after swimming in Alabama lakes — including Logan Martin Lake — medical experts are advising swimmers to bathe after exposing their skin to natural bodies of water. In a story that

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Experts say size, cleanliness of river makes skin issues from Lake Martin unlikely

Alexander City Outlook

Date: 7/30/2015 4:39:00 AM

Recent reports of swimmers developing skin infections – including staph – after swimming in some Alabama lakes are highly unlikely for those who enjoy the waters of Lake Martin, some experts say. Over the last two weeks, child swimmers in Logan Martin

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Immigrants, poor fish for their dinner, unaware of mercury risk

FOX News

Date: 7/29/2015 5:52:00 AM

"They don't understand that bigger is not better," he said. On Alabama's Coosa River, volunteers have been interviewing anglers to learn how often they fish and what they catch. In an area with double-digit poverty levels, people rely on largemouth spotted

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• River: Coosa River
• Length: 289 Miles
• Surface Area: 12,000 Acres
• Volume: 262,774 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 9,087 Square Miles
• Average Depth: 22 Feet
• Length: 48 Miles
Lay Lake is a 12,000-acre reservoir located thirty-five minutes south of Birmingham off I-65 and fifteen miles south of Columbiana in east-central Alabama. Lay Lake borders St. Clair, Talladega, Shelby, Coosa, and Chilton Counties. The primary uses for this reservoir are hydroelectric generation and recreation. Lay Lake is popular for tournament fishing and boating recreation. Seven public access areas offer bank and boat access to the lake.
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