CORNELIUS — A long period of higher-than-average temperatures and drier-than-normal months has led to lower levels in Lake Norman, but climate is only part of the equation for determining the part of the coast that is exposed. Duke Energy said that by reducing lakes, it will allow them to have more storage when rain and runoff occur from Ian. The elevated radio levels were determined by an external laboratory in Lake Norman, Mountain Island Lake and Lake Wylie. Clearly, something needs to be done to address the problem of falling water levels in Lake Norman.
Current lake levels The lake is currently at 96.6 feet, based on the current water level of Lake Norman. The level of Lake Norman could have dropped even lower in recent months if Duke hadn't purposely kept it high enough for McGuire. The Lake Norman Waterkeepers, a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting the lake, calls for steps to be taken to address the problem. NORTH CAROLINA - A new system due to be installed in March at the McGuire nuclear power plant could lower the water level of Lake Norman even more than at its current location.
Mac Byrum, marine commissioner and fishing guide for Lake Norman, said the fall would be a lot like what Duke does every few years when he drops the lake about 8 feet below the full pond in winter for repairs. Lake Michigan has an area of more than 130 kilometers and a depth of 34 meters, making it one of the most biologically diverse lakes in the world. Duke Energy told WBTV that lake levels along the Catawba River began to drop on Monday, when the forecast indicated that Ian would reach the Carolinas. Lake Realty is a local family business with more than 36 expert agents and more than 28 years of experience in the Lake Norman real estate market.
Lake Norman is a popular place for recreation because of its many fishing, boating, swimming and hiking opportunities.