(Advertisement)

Corps: Beaver Lake low but not record-setting

Posted: July 26, 2012 at 4:31 a.m.

Lake levels at Beaver Lake, as seen Tuesday from a boat landing near the Arkansas 12 bridge, are about 7 feet below seasonal levels, according to the Army Corps of Engineers.

The dry summer means Beaver Lake is running a few feet lower than normal, but the lake is not deemed to be afflicted by drought under the federal government’s standards, an official with the Army Corps of Engineers said.

This story is only available from our archives.

Northwest Arkansas, Pages 7 on 07/26/2012

(Advertisement)



« Previous Story

Professor receives foundation award

Shui-Qing “Fisher” Yu, assistant professor of electrical engineering at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, speaks in his lab at the UA Engineering Research Center.

In his research laboratory, University of Arkansas engineering professor Shui-Qing “Fisher” Yu pointed out so... Read »

Next Story »

Fort Smith hall revenue up 23 percent

Less uncertainty about the future, hard work by staff and the hiring of a permanent director have contributed to a 23 percent increase in revenue for the Fort Smith Conven... Read »

I remember this past spring that the Corp dropped the lake 5 ft because they thought it was going to rain sure would be nice to have that water now. If I remember right it didn't rain at all,and still hasn't. This would be a good time to move some of those camping area's to higher ground in case it ever does rain again.

Posted by: troutjig

July 26, 2012 at 8:23 a.m. ( | suggest removal )