Herrington Lake

KENTUCKY


Lake Level
730.35 FEET
11/15/2018
Full Pool: 0.0
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Public input sought for $3 million in state lake funding

The Star Democrat

Date: 11/10/2018 9:54:00 PM

Herrington Lake, Lake Habeeb (Rocky Gap State Park), New Germany Lake, Savage River Reservoir – Nov. 29 at New Germany State Park Lakehouse, McAndrews Hill Road, Grantsville Wye Mills Lake, Urieville

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Court Challenge Could Speed Clean Up Of Kentucky Coal Ash Pollution

WFPL

Date: 10/23/2018 12:46:00 PM

For example, Kentucky Utilities’ own records show groundwater is flowing through the bottom of the ash ponds at the EW Brown Plant near Danville and polluting Herrington Lake, Cmar said

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Using pipeline for liquids raised fears of explosions in Central Kentucky. Critics win.

Lexington Herald-Leader

Date: 10/18/2018 10:50:00 AM

The pipeline runs over Herrington Lake between Boyle and Garrard counties. Opponents were concerned about the risks of a 1940s-era pipeline carrying a heavier, more explosive substance. In a statement

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Company Abandons Kentucky Pipeline Project Following Opposition

LEX 18

Date: 10/18/2018 10:02:00 AM

including the cities of Danville and Richmond where the existing pipeline passes through dense neighborhoods and over Herrington Lake. Nearly 1,000 comments opposing the project were submitted to

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Kinder Morgan ‘cancels’ NGL pipeline plan

The Advocate-Messenger

Date: 10/17/2018 5:27:00 PM

such as the poisoning of Herrington Lake — the main potable water source for the region — or the creation of highly flammable, heavier-than-air clouds of gas that would pool at ground-level and could

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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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