The hottest months of summer are here. Lake Lanier is more appealing than ever, especially after all the rain we had in June of 2017. Getting out in the sun is nothing but fun — if you know how to avoid sunburns.
Category: Public Safety
Memorial Day Water Safety Reminders
The US Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District Chief of Public Affairs Lisa Hunter and her crew offer these safety reminders to protect people from danger on Lake Lanier and throughout Georgia this Memorial Day Weekend. “On Monday, we will remember those who have made the …
Developing Story: Security Cameras on Docks
Jeff Gill of The Gainesville Times wrote a story focusing on the illegality of security cameras mounted on docks in Lake Lanier. In a snap, that news clicked with Lake People. Read what’s developed here!
Prevent Drowning with SPLASH
Many drowning deaths can be prevented by following the simple tips from several agencies in Georgia. They call the program SPLASH.
US Army Ranger Open House Saturday 4-22-17
US Army Rangers lead the way. This select group of the best soldiers in the Army train near Dahlonega, Georgia, at Camp Merrill. The annual Ranger Open House is Saturday, April 22, 2017.
Drought Operations Initiated for Lake Lanier
Drought Operations will cause the US Army Corps of Engineers to throttle back the flow of water from its system of dams along the ACF Basin, which includes Buford Dam on Lake Lanier.
Safety Precautions for Lake Lanier Boating in Winter
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Bureau offers these safety precautions for boating in winter.
USACE Approves Reduced Flows from Lake Lanier
The USACE approved reduced flows of water from Lake Lanier through March 31, 2017, according to the USACE’s Timothy Oberle.
USACE Extends Review Period for Final EIS & WCM
The USACE says the State and Agency review period for the Final Environmental Impact Statement and Master Water Control Manual for the ACF Basin has been extended.
Lake Lanier Caucus Meets January 23, 2017
The Lake Lanier Caucus will meet in Atlanta on Monday, January 23, 2017, to discuss issues affecting the lake, residents nearby and boat owners.