Lake Lanier at full pool after summer rains end 10 year drought | GainesvilleTimes.com

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Lake Lanier at full pool after summer rains end 10 year drought | GainesvilleTimes.com

For the first time in 10 years, residents and visitors to Lake Lanier have enjoyed an entire summer with a full lake.

According to data from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which manages the lake, the last time it consistently stayed above summer full pool of 1,071 feet above sea level was between May and August was in 2003.

The lake has been at summer full pool since April 27, when winter full pool of 1,070 feet was still in effect. The lake reached its peak this year on May 7 at 1,073.67 feet.

As of 7 a.m. Monday, the lake was still above full pool at 1,0714.69 feet. On Oct. 1 last year, the lake was at 1,060.89 feet.

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