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97.25 FEET
4/1/2015
Full Pool: 99.0
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Low tide: Rescheduled repairs reason for low lake levels

Hickory Daily Record

Date: 3/28/2015 6:00:00 AM

HICKORY, N.C. – Boaters, property owners and other Lake Hickory enthusiasts might have noticed a lower waterline in recent months. Jennifer Jabo, a spokeswoman for Duke Energy, said the lower waterline is not due to uncooperative weather but done

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Low tide: Canceled repairs reason for low lake levels

Hickory Daily Record

Date: 3/28/2015 4:07:00 AM

HICKORY, N.C. – Boaters, property owners and other Lake Hickory enthusiasts might have noticed a lower waterline in recent months. Jennifer Jabo, a spokeswoman for Duke Energy, said the lower waterline is not due to uncooperative weather but done

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Water Resources Outlook for March 26, 2015

NWS Southeast River Forecast Center

Date: 3/26/2015

Water Resources Outlook for March 26

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LOCAL SPORTS ROUNDUP: Patton golf 4th in NWC match

The News Herald

Date: 3/18/2015 9:39:00 AM

hosted by St. Stephens at Lake Hickory Country Club’s Catawba Springs course. The Panthers (333) were led by defending state qualifier Thomas Messenheimer’s 5-over round of 77, which was tied for fourth place individually. Patton also got team scores

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CPSC Commissioner To Keynote Regulatory Summit Sponsored By AHFA’s Solution Partners

Furniture World

Date: 3/16/2015 4:20:00 PM

The event is sponsored by AHFA’s Solution Partners division and will be preceded by the 2015 Solution Partners Education Golf Tournament Wednesday, September 30, at Lake Hickory Country Club in Hickory. The Summit will bring together top regulatory

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• River: North Fork Catawba River
• Length: 109 Miles
• Surface Area: 4,223 Acres
• Volume: 137,821 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 1,310 Square Miles
• Average Depth: 33 Feet
Lake Hickory was created on the Catawba River in 1927 with the completion of the Oxford Dam 11 miles northeast of Hickory. The dam parallels the NC Highway 16 bridge over the Catawba River between Interstate 40 and Taylorsville. It is 122 feet high, with an overall length of 1,200 feet. The spillway section of the dam is 550 feet long.
Lake Hickory was named after the city of Hickory and runs along its northern edge. The lake covers almost 4,223 acres with 105 miles of shoreline. Full pond elevation is 935 feet. Lake Hickory is a reliable source of water for the cities of Hickory and Conover and the town of Longview.
Duke Energy provides five public access areas on the lake in cooperation with the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission.
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