Demopolis Lake

ALABAMA


Lake Level
73.70 FEET
8/3/2015
Full Pool: 73.0
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On staph and swimming: experts advise proper precautions

St. Clair News-Aegis

Date: 7/30/2015 1:11:00 PM

After recent reports surfaced of children developing skin infections after swimming in Alabama lakes — including Logan Martin Lake — medical experts are advising swimmers to bathe after exposing their skin to natural bodies of water. In a story that

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Experts say size, cleanliness of river makes skin issues from Lake Martin unlikely

Alexander City Outlook

Date: 7/30/2015 4:39:00 AM

Recent reports of swimmers developing skin infections – including staph – after swimming in some Alabama lakes are highly unlikely for those who enjoy the waters of Lake Martin, some experts say. Over the last two weeks, child swimmers in Logan Martin

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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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Fishers of Men, Alabama South, fishes in Demopolis

Brewton Standard

Date: 6/24/2015 6:06:00 AM

Fishers of Men, Alabama South, held their fifth and final team tournament of 2015 recently on Demopolis Lake in Demopolis. At the end of the day, the group brought 41 fish to the scales, weighing in at 94.01 pounds. When all of the fish were weighed in

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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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• River: Tombigbee River
• Surface Area: 10,000 Acres
• Length: 101 Miles
Demopolis Reservoir is a 10,000-acre reservoir located near the City of Demopolis in Marengo County. Demopolis Lake is downstream of the towns of Eutaw in Greene County on the Warrior River and Gainesville on the Tombigee River. This reservoir is the second largest lake in the Black Warrior-Tombigbee system. The lake extends 48 miles upriver on the Black Warrior River and 53 miles up the Tombigee River. There are modern campgrounds, many day use facilities, as well as primitive camping areas and numerous public access areas with bank and boat access to the tailwaters available on Demopolis Reservoir. There is also a large, full service marina at Demopolis.

The region around Demopolis Lake provides excellent hunting. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers manages 1400 acres for public hunting and leases another 6400 acres to the Alabama Department of Conservation for a state wildlife management area. Wildlife and forest management programs have enhanced the habitat in these areas and game is plentiful. Permits are required to hunt in both areas.

The holiday season begins each year with a week of special activities called "Christmas on the River." This annual Demopolis tradition is climaxed by a night time parade on the river which is viewed by huge crowds from the white bluff above the Tombigbee River. A spectacular display of fireworks illuminates the sky above a majestic procession of brightly lighted and brilliantly decorated floats on the water below. It's an extravaganza that homefolks and visitors await eagerly each year.
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