Lake Jordan

ALABAMA


Lake Level
251.85 FEET
11/13/2019
Full Pool: 252.0
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Water Resources Outlook (September 2019)

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Date: 9/19/2019

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Water Resources Outlook (August 2019)

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Date: 8/23/2019

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Water Resources Outlook (July 2019)

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Date: 7/18/2019

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Water Resources Outlook (May 2019)

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Date: 5/16/2019

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Child saved after car plunges into river at Wetumpka

The Wetumpka Herald

Date: 3/21/2019 8:12:00 PM

Three people were pulled from the Coosa River in Wetumpka, including a 2-year-old child, after a car plunged into the water at Gold Star Park during a police chase Thursday night. According to

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• River: Coosa River
• Length: 188 Miles
• Surface Area: 6,800 Acres
• Volume: 236,200 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 10,102 Square Miles
• Average Depth: 35 Feet
• Length: 18 Miles
Located twenty-five miles due north of the city of Montgomery in central Alabama, Lake Jordan is a 6,800-acre impoundment on the Coosa River with 188 miles of shoreline. The Mitchell Dam tailwater area at the upper end of the lake is a popular recreational area to many anglers with ample bank fishing access. Lake Jordan was impounded by Alabama Power Company in 1928; however, in 1967, Bouldin Dam was completed which impounded an adjacent basin that connects Lake Jordan by a short canal. Lake Jordan is very fertile and supports high densities of sport fish and forage species. The lake was constructed to provide flood control, and supply hydroelectricity; however, the lake has become very popular for various types of recreation including boating, swimming and fishing.

Public and private boat ramps, as well as several private marinas provide access to Lake Jordan. Two popular public boating access areas include Bonner’s Point on the west side of the lake and Rotary Landing to the east. Several private marinas located on the main lake and up river near Mitchell Dam also include boat ramps. Topographic maps of Lake Jordan are available at local marinas and sporting goods stores.
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