Lake Allatoona News

3/28/2019 2:10:00 AM
As a pilot boat captain for the Georgia Coastal Pilots, he used to run pilots out to ships entering the Port of Savannah. Now Capt. Christopher Day, a 2003 Cass High School graduate, is back home on ...

3/6/2019 12:58:00 PM
Lake Allatoona’s water level is dropping, but campsites and a road remain closed with more rain on the way. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Wednesday on its Facebook page that the lake level now ...

3/6/2019 3:50:00 AM
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
The relentless cycle of rain has not only impacted Lake Lanier on the northern fringes of metro Atlanta, but has also caused the waters of Lake Allatoona to spill over into campgrounds surrounding thi...

3/3/2019 12:33:00 PM
Marietta Daily Journal
Lake Allatoona is wetter than it’s supposed to be. As of Sunday afternoon, the water level was about 9 and a half feet above normal operating conditions. Cobb County Marietta Water Authority general m...

2/27/2019 4:55:00 PM
WSB Radio
Levels at the lake this week pushed to five feet above summer full pool. Not only there - Lake Allatoona is seven feet above full. Two weeks of nearly every day constant rain - often heavy and widespr...

2/17/2019 1:53:00 PM
USA Patch
ACWORTH, GA — A quick heads up: Weather officials have issued a Hydrologic Outlook for your area, beginning Sunday at 11:22 am and ending Monday at 11:30 am. You can read more info from the ...

Todd Hamill
Water Resources Outlook (February 2019)

Patsy Mercer
Before buying a lot or building a new home on Lake Lanier, first find out if the land comes with a boat dock. Because if it doesn’t, your chances of securing a new dock permit are slim to none. Lake Lanier already is at its maximum number of boat docks at a little over 10,600. Before that limit could be increased by…

1/5/2019 5:00:00 AM
USA Patch
ACWORTH, GA — A man told a Bartow County sheriff's deputy he was robbed at gunpoint of his hunting rifle at an Allatoona Lake boat ramp. According to an incident report released by the sheriff's ...

12/21/2018 7:04:00 AM
USA Patch
CARTERSVILLE, GA — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced that announced today its campgrounds and day use areas at Allatoona Lake will begin cashless operations in 2019. Cashless ...

11/12/2018 9:23:00 AM
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Goreham told the Cobb commissioners this development will lead to an increase in nonsource-point pollutants, such as dog waste, into Lake Allatoona. Also in opposition before the aldermen, Teresa Sten...

10/25/2018 11:29:00 AM
USA Patch
CARTERSVILLE, GA — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District will host an archery-only deer hunt for youth next month at Allatoona Lake in Bartow County. the agency said. Hunting blinds ...

10/22/2018 12:57:00 PM
Sail World News
The light and shifty conditions are similar to those this weekend on Lake Allatoona. "I like the light and shifty stuff, it's similar to what we get at home," said Draheim. "The key is to stay patient ...

10/16/2018 1:38:00 PM
7000 Lanier Islands Parkway, Buford. 770-945-8787, Allatoona Lake (also known as Lake Allatoona) is one of the state’s most popular lakes and a great place to fish. The 12,000-acre ...

10/4/2018 1:40:00 PM
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
770-331-2040 Little River Marina, 6986 Bells Ferry Road, Canton. 770-331-2040 Another luxury offering among the many fun things to do near Lake Allatoona: a members-only boat club that caters to begin...

9/18/2018 8:16:00 AM
Marietta Daily Journal
They are called geosmin and 2-Methylisoborneol, also known as MIB, and they are currently at high levels in Lake Allatoona. “They’re both microscopic organic byproducts of decomposition of organics in ...

9/12/2018 11:02:00 AM
USA Patch
CARTERSVILLE, GA — Anheuser-Busch's Cartersville Brewery is once again stepping up to the plate and helping residents across the country facing natural disasters. Anheuser-Busch has received a ...

8/31/2018 1:24:00 PM
Atlanta Magazine
(Yes, it’s possible.) Know where the water is: “Lake Allatoona is a large recreational lake, but since the majority of it is owned by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, direct lake-front property is ha...

8/22/2018 11:02:00 AM
USA Patch
CARTERSVILLE, GA — The second annual Cartersville 5K and 1 mile Road Race will be held Saturday, and runners and walkers alike are encouraged to take part in an event benefiting less fortunate childre...

8/21/2018 12:54:00 PM
Rome News-Tribune
Two local teams had great days on the lake on Saturday as they finished first and second in the final standings at the Amateur High School Bass Anglers tournament (AHSBA) at Lake Allatoona. The pair o...

8/21/2018 9:02:00 AM
USA Patch
CARTERSVILLE, GA — Residents who care about the health and appearance of Allatoona Lake and its shoreline are encouraged to sign up and take part in the annual cleanup effort designed to preserve this ...

8/3/2018 2:14:00 PM
Allatoona is a city located in western Georgia roughly 40 miles northwest of Atlanta. The city is located on the southwestern shores of Lake Allatoona, which covers more than 12,000 acres and has 270 ...

8/2/2018 10:59:00 PM
Rome News-Tribune
In question is how much water should metro Atlanta water utilities be allowed to pump from Lake Allatoona — a reservoir created by the Corps when it built Allatoona Dam on the Etowah River near Carter...

Lakes Online
The Southeastern Raptor Center releases an eagle at Pyne Road Park on West Point Lake July 28, 2018.

7/2/2018 9:50:00 AM
USA Patch
CARTERSVILLE, GA — If your Independence Day celebration involves using fireworks, the state wants you to follow important guidelines that will keep you, your loved ones and neighbors safe. Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens ...

5/21/2018 2:49:00 PM
Alabama’s main concern is the amount of water retained in Lake Allatoona. An Army official signed the manual into use on May 4, 2015 and Alabama filed its lawsuit May 7, 2015. As in the ACF River Basin lawsuit, Alabama contends the environmental issues ...

5/18/2018 3:51:00 PM
Marietta Daily Journal
ACWORTH — The top wakeboarders from across the world will descend upon Cobb County this Saturday. Dallas Landing Park at Lake Allatoona will host the Supra Boats Pro Wakeboard Tour for the first time since 2015, and tour officials are excited to return ...

5/10/2018 8:13:00 PM
Bikers included Detective Sherron Conrad from Holly Springs, GA who was participating in her 7th ride, but this time was riding for Kristen Hearne, a 29-year old Polk County, Georgia detective who was ambushed in November of 2017 while investigating a ...

5/6/2018 2:17:00 PM
Rome News-Tribune
MARIETTA — Dragons gliding across Lake Allatoona, Vikings coming to shore screaming battle cries and a dance-off between Kennesaw Mayor Derek Easterling and Cobb County Commissioner Bob Weatherford. Those were some of the highlights of the second annual ...

5/2/2018 8:52:00 AM
USA Patch
CARTERSVILLE, GA - From The Coosa River Basin Initiative: On June 2, the Coosa River Basin Initiative (CRBI) looks to put the Etowah River in the Guinness World Records book by creating the "longest line of water inflatables" during Rome's Big Float.

National Weather Service
Water Resources Outlook (November 2017)

National Weather Service

NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (September 2017)

NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (August 2017)

NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (July 2017)

NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (June 2017)

Organizations from across the country are seeking to partner with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to invest in their local economies and improve water infrastructure. EPA’s Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program received ‘letters of interest’ from prospective…

NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (May 2017)

NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (March 2017)

Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (March 2017)

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