Herrington Lake

KENTUCKY


Lake Level
741.55 FEET
7/31/2015
Full Pool: 0.0
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Water Resources Outlook July 22, 2015

NWS Southeast River Forecast Center

Date: 7/22/2015

Water Resources Outlook July 22

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Water Resources Outlook - June 18 2015

NWS Southeast River Forecast Center

Date: 6/18/2015

Water Resources Outlook for June 18

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10 places to get wet in Kentucky this summer

Kentucky.com

Date: 6/17/2015 7:06:00 AM

The falls' famous moonbow appears during a full moon when the night sky is clear. Lakecumberlandtourism.com. Herrington Lake: This beauty is the deepest lake in the state, reaching 249 feet below the surface. It was created by the famous Dix Dam

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Lexington teen nationally honored by MADD

WKYT 27

Date: 6/8/2015 8:31:00 PM

In 2011, WKYT spoke with Alex about a life-changing incident that happened on Herrington Lake the year before when she lost her right leg after being hit by a boater who admitted to being drunk at the time. “There are still days when you wake up and put

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Fishing for bass, then and now, here and there

Southeast Missourian

Date: 5/16/2015 10:01:00 PM

I enjoy fishing with crankbaits, but my favorite, by far, is plastic worms. When we lived in Kentucky, I fished Herrington Lake, which is a super-deep lake. The listed depth of the lake is 249 feet -- sheer rock walls that virtually drop straight down

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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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