Herrington Lake

KENTUCKY


Lake Level
742.55 FEET
4/1/2020
Full Pool: 0.0
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Herrington Lake News

‘People come forth in these times and say, how can we help?’ Some good news amid the bad.

Lexington Herald Leader

Date: 3/15/2020 8:37:00 AM

The center, located on a peninsula between Herrington Lake and the Dix River, will eventually house about 50 people who will be treated by Mountain Comprehensive Care. But for now, the center will

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Ski & Snowboard forecast near Herrington Lake, KY

The Weather Channel

Date: 2/10/2020 6:30:00 AM

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Water Resources Outlook (December 2019)

NWS

Date: 12/19/2019

Water Resources Outlook (December

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Kentucky 152 Bridge Replacement is Both a Bridge and Safety Standout

Engineering News-Record

Date: 11/17/2019 4:00:00 PM

Completed in just 20 months, the $31.5-million Kennedy Mill Bridge (Kentucky 152) safely connects Kentucky’s Mercer and Garrard counties across Herrington Lake, replacing a 94-year-old, triple-span

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Water Resources Outlook (November 2019)

NWS

Date: 11/13/2019

Water Resources Outlook (November

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• River: Dix River
• Length: 325 Miles
• Surface Area: 2,335 Acres
• Volume: 537,000 Acre Feet
• Average Depth: 78 Feet
• Maximum Depth: 249 feet
Herrington Lake is a 2,335-acre artificial lake located in Mercer, Garrard and Boyle counties in Kentucky, United States. The lake was created by Kentucky Utilities' damming of the Dix River, a tributary of the Kentucky River, in 1925 to generate hydroelectric power. With a maximum depth of 249 feet, Herrington Lake is the deepest lake in Kentucky. A short distance below the dam, the Dix River enters the Kentucky River at High Bridge, Kentucky.
Dix Dam, the dam that made the lake, was the largest earth-filled dam in the world at the time, and considered to be a major engineering feat.
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