Weiss Lake


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561.80 FEET
Full Pool: 564.0
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Introducing Administrator Pruitt


Date: 2/22/2017

Last week, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt was confirmed and sworn in as the 14th Administrator of EPA. Administrator Pruitt believes promoting and protecting a strong and healthy environment is one of the lifeblood priorities of the government, and EPA is a vital part of that mission. As Administrator, Mr

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A Load Of Crappie-Madd Man Mark Miller

Coosa Valley News

Date: 2/19/2017 5:11:00 PM

Today I want to take a minute to take exception to something I read online from a Weiss Lake page. I have a place on Weiss Lake. Nothing fancy, just a beat up old fish camp with a boat dock. Today I read on a Facebook page a group calling for all fishermen

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Public hearing set on Plant Hammond wastewater discharge permit

Fish Wrap

Date: 2/18/2017 8:00:00 AM

Georgia Power has submitted its request for the reissuance of an existing permit to discharge wastewater from Plant Hammond into Smith Cabin Creek and the Coosa River. The Georgia Environmental Protection Division will hold a public hearing at 7 p.m. on

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Statehouse Column: What's in a buffer?

Meridian Star

Date: 2/17/2017

The plan was met with support from the powerful state Chamber of Commerce, but others were less than impressed. Joe Cook, with the Coosa River Basin Initiative, called it a “stalling technique.” Environmentalists want a clearer law that can be

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Fracking rules would tighten limits on drilling in Georgia

Daily Item

Date: 2/9/2017 5:57:00 AM

“We can’t frack in Georgia with the laws that exist now and have clean water,” Joe Cook, with the Coosa River Basin Initiative, said Wednesday. “The legislation does not say you can’t frack on your property,” he added. “It says that if you

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• River: Coosa River
• Length: 447 Miles
• Surface Area: 30,200 Acres
• Volume: 1,433,300 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 5,270 Square Miles
• Average Depth: 10 Feet
• Length: 45 Miles
Lake Weiss (pronounced "Wice") is an Alabama Power Company hydroelectric impoundment covering 30,200 acres in northeast Alabama on the Alabama - Georgia border. The Weiss Lake fishery is the major economic influence in Cherokee County, so the locals treat anglers very well. Four free public access areas and 37 privately run marinas service Lake Weiss. Campgrounds, motels and rental cabins dot the shoreline of the lake.

the lake was named after Fernando C. Weiss, who was born in Dallas, Texas, March 5, 1892. He was hired by Alabama Power in 1913.
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