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Huge crowd runs mud-filled obstacle course

Montgomery Advertiser

Date: 8/30/2014 4:13:00 PM

The crew used the grounds on both sides of the Coosa River Bridge on Alabama 14 to lay out the course. “We try to use the features of whatever area we are in,” Bowers said, whose company has put on similar Mud Mania events in Auburn. Bowers also tries

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Ready to get dirty? Mud Mania Wetumpka 5k set for Saturday

Date: 8/28/2014 12:37:00 PM

WETUMPKA, Alabama -- Ready to get muddy? Mud Mania Wetumpka will take place from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Saturday at the intersection of the Coosa River and Highway 14. The race, which will raise funding for Agape of Central Alabama, is a mud-drenched

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Managing our natural resources: E.C.O. Center continues to evolve

Fish Wrap

Date: 8/26/2014 4:07:00 AM

The waters in that area of the North Georgia mountains drain into the Coosa River Basin and carry a variety of trout downstream. “It’s important to teach that, to tie it all together,” Winkelman said. The local chapter of Trout Unlimited is working

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Exhibit of Lay Dam's history on display in Birmingham

Alabama's 13

Date: 8/21/2014 12:52:00 PM

The dam is named after Alabama Power's first president, Capt. William Patrick Lay. Lay persuaded Congress to authorize the company's first dame on the Coosa River at a site then known as Lock 12. The dam later created Lay Lake, which includes 289 miles of

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ALABAMA PWR4 2PREF : Power Company :; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing, Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Protests

4 Traders

Date: 8/20/2014 5:16:00 AM

Application Type: Shoreline Management Plan. b. Project No: 2146-162. c. Date Filed: June 19, 2014. d. Applicant: Alabama Power Company. e. Name of Project: Coosa River Hydroelectric Project

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• River: Coosa River
• Surface Area: 12,000 Acres
• Shoreline: 289 Miles
• Length: 48 Miles
• Volume: 262,774 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 9,087 Square Miles
• Average Depth: 22 Feet
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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