Herrington Lake

KENTUCKY


Lake Level
735.99 FEET
9/19/2019
Full Pool: 0.0
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Water Resources Outlook (September 2019)

NWS

Date: 9/19/2019

Water Resources Outlook (September

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Labor Day weekend safety tips for the water

LEX18

Date: 8/30/2019 2:19:00 PM

HERRINGTON LAKE, Ky (LEX 18) — Labor Day weekend is a great time for people to get together, have a cook out, swim in a lae, but to have fun, you need to stay safe. Tommy Jones, whose family owns Kamp

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Water Resources Outlook (August 2019)

NWS

Date: 8/23/2019

Water Resources Outlook (August

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LG&E’s Illegal Coal Ash Pollution Is Seeping Into Ohio River, Herrington Lake

WFPL

Date: 8/6/2019 2:05:00 AM

New testing confirms three Louisville Gas and Electric power plants are illegally contaminating groundwater flowing into the Ohio River and Herrington Lake. The pollution is coming from waste

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Water Resources Outlook (July 2019)

NWS

Date: 7/18/2019

Water Resources Outlook (July

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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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