Lake Norman

NORTH CAROLINA


Lake Level
97.04 FEET
2/16/2020
Full Pool: 100.0
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First brewery on tap for this Lake Norman-area community

WSOC-TV

Date: 2/15/2020 1:28:00 PM

Husband-and-wife team Larry and Ginger Griffin are investing more than $2 million into that venture. The 6,500-square-foot, two-story brewery and taproom is located in the Shoppes at Waterside

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'The gig is up' | Erin Brockovich to investigate cancer clusters in Huntersville, Mooresville

WCNC

Date: 2/11/2020 9:51:00 PM

But Brockovich told WCNC Charlotte Defender Savannah Levins more testing needs to be done. Savannah traveled to California for this exclusive 1-on-1 interview about the deadly mystery near Lake Norman

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Lake Norman Charter Girls JV Basketball Schedule

MaxPreps

Date: 2/11/2020 4:00:00 PM

All of your athletes, parents and coaching staff chatting together in one free app. Sound too good to be true? See for yourself

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More Heavy Rain Headed To NC: Lake Norman Forecast

Patch

Date: 2/10/2020 8:51:00 AM

Another wave of soggy weather is headed to the Piedmont of North Carolina this week. Here's what forecasters say we can expect. CORNELIUS, NC — Last week the Lake Norman area ran through the gamut of

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More Heavy Rain Headed To NC: Mooresville Forecast

Patch

Date: 2/10/2020 8:46:00 AM

Another wave of soggy weather is headed to the Piedmont of North Carolina this week. Here's what forecasters say Mooresville can expect. MOORESVILLE, NC — Last week the Lake Norman area ran through

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• Length: 520 Miles
• Surface Area: 32,510 Acres
• Drainage Area: 1,790 Square Miles
• Average Depth: 34 Feet
• Maximum Depth: 110 feet
• Length: 34 Miles
Lake Norman, created between 1959 and 1964 as part of the construction of the Cowans Ford Dam by Duke Energy, is the largest manmade body of fresh water located in North Carolina.

Lake Norman is fed by the Catawba River, and drains into Mountain Island Lake to the south. It was named after former Duke Power president Norman Cornelius. Lake Norman is sometimes referred to as the "inland sea" of North Carolina; it offers 520 miles of shoreline and a surface area of more than 50 square miles. Full pond at Lake Norman is 760 feet above mean sea level. Interstate 77 and North Carolina Highway 150 cross Lake Norman at different points.
Lake Norman provides electricity to the Piedmont region of the Carolinas. It powers the generators at the hydroelectric station at Cowans Ford Dam, and is used by Marshall Steam Station and McGuire Nuclear Station to cool the steam that drives their turbines. The lake supplies water to Lincoln County, Iredell County, Mooresville, Charlotte, and other towns in Mecklenburg County, particularly Davidson and Huntersville.
Duke Power partnered with the state of North Carolina to establish Lake Norman State Park. It has also built two bank fishing areas and eight public boating access areas along the shoreline. One site is leased to Mecklenburg County and one to Iredell County. Popular game fish in Lake Norman include catfish, crappie, bluegill and yellow perch, as well as striped, largemouth, white bass along with multiple types of turtles.
Lake Norman is also the location for one of the International Jet Sport Boats Association (IJSBA) tour stops. Team Tweek, a race team headquartered in Mooresville, helps promote and coordinate the annual event.
Lake Norman is also the location of Lake Norman Yacht Club which is the host of many South Atlantic Yacht Racing Association (SAYRA) sailboat races throughout the year. Davidson College also owns and operates a "Lake Campus" for students on Lake Norman.
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