Mitchell Lake News

3/24/2017 12:32:00 PM
wvtm13.com
The first inspection is scheduled for 9 a.m. Tuesday in Riverside. The bridge on Interstate 20 East over the Coosa River will be inspected. The right lane and shoulder will be closed in the area where the work is being performed. All travel lanes will be ...

3/23/2017 4:19:00 PM
The Anniston Star
RIVERSIDE – Weather permitting, on Tuesday, March 28, at 9 a.m., the Alabama Department of Transportation will perform a bridge inspection on the Interstate 20 eastbound bridge over the Coosa River at milepost 164.462, as follows: This inspection will ...

3/22/2017 8:16:00 AM
The Randolph Leader
Because of the challenging conditions, Alabama Power has worked closely with government agencies, including the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, to raise lake levels earlier than normal at Weiss and Logan Martin lakes on the Coosa River, and Harris and Martin ...

3/17/2017
Alabama Power
Drought precautions expanded on Alabama Power lakes Drought conditions that began last fall persist across many parts of Alabama, and limited rains combined with early vegetation growth continue to pose a challenge as Alabama Power prepares to raise lake levels for the summer. Higher-than-normal temperatures have led to…

3/16/2017 5:08:00 PM
The Anniston Star
According to a press release from Alabama Power on Thursday, operators will raise the summer pool level of Weiss Lake, which is part of the Coosa River Basin, by April 1. Weiss Lake is in northeast Alabama and upstream from Neely Henry and Logan Martin ...

3/16/2017 1:19:00 PM
Albany Herald
“While the Dirty Dozen report highlights problems that need to get fixed, the Clean 13 will highlight projects that we hope others will emulate,” said Joe Cook, advocacy and communication coordinator with the Rome-based Coosa River Basin Initiativ

3/16/2017 9:42:00 AM
4 Traders
Because of the challenging conditions, Alabama Power has worked closely with government agencies, including the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, to raise lake levels earlier than normal at Weiss and Logan Martin lakes on the Coosa River, and Harris and Martin ...

3/16/2017 8:49:00 AM
wbrc.com
Coosa Riverkeeper, along with Alabama Rivers Alliance, has developed a new program, FISH GUIDE, as a response to surveys conducted with fishermen on the Coosa River. FISH GUIDE provides fishermen with supplementary information about the fish consumption ...

3/16/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (March 2017)

3/13/2017 10:13:00 AM
WSFA 12
For example, the heavy patio tables were simply tossed around, the awning ripped away, yet not a crack in the windows facing the Coosa River. "As you can see there are some scratches on the glass but nothing broke. We were shocked," Norton said.

3/8/2017 5:17:00 AM
Fish Wrap
“It’s been interesting to see local resolutions from cities and counties that have been historically conservative but desire to have more control over how the industry expands,” said Jesse Demon­breun-Chapman, executive director of the Coosa River ...

3/6/2017
Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (March 2017)

3/1/2017 5:41:00 AM
Al.com
Smith and Keber hope that one day in the not-too-distant future people will be able to openly drink a bottle of Dixie Elixir everywhere from Chicago to the banks of the Coosa River. "I actually think we've moved at an accelerated pace, but I think it's ...

2/24/2017 3:25:00 PM
agfax.com
Nick farms near Centre in northeast Alabama and irrigated his corn out of the winding Coosa River. He no-tilled his corn in soybean stubble that combined 90 bushels per acre in 2015. He planted Dekalb 62-08 at 35,000 seeds per acre in thirty-inch rows.

2/22/2017
EPA
Last week, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt was confirmed and sworn in as the 14th Administrator of EPA. Administrator Pruitt believes promoting and protecting a strong and healthy environment is one of the lifeblood priorities of the government, and EPA is a vital part of that mission. As Administrator, Mr. Pruitt…

2/21/2017 9:03:00 PM
The Anniston Star
EDITOR'S NOTE: The headline on this story has been changed to correctly reflect that the planned bridge work is set for Wednesday, Feb. 22. The previous headline had the incorrect date. RIVERSIDE – Depending on the weather, the Alabama Department of ...

2/18/2017 8:00:00 AM
Fish Wrap
Georgia Power has submitted its request for the reissuance of an existing permit to discharge wastewater from Plant Hammond into Smith Cabin Creek and the Coosa River. The Georgia Environmental Protection Division will hold a public hearing at 7 p.m. on ...

2/17/2017
Meridian Star
The plan was met with support from the powerful state Chamber of Commerce, but others were less than impressed. Joe Cook, with the Coosa River Basin Initiative, called it a “stalling technique.” Environmentalists want a clearer law that can be ...

2/9/2017 5:57:00 AM
Daily Item
“We can’t frack in Georgia with the laws that exist now and have clean water,” Joe Cook, with the Coosa River Basin Initiative, said Wednesday. “The legislation does not say you can’t frack on your property,” he added. “It says that if you ...

2/9/2017 5:46:00 AM
Meridian Star
“We can’t frack in Georgia with the laws that exist now and have clean water,” Joe Cook, with the Coosa River Basin Initiative, said Wednesday. “The legislation does not say you can’t frack on your property,” he added. “It says that if you ...

1/31/2017 6:51:00 AM
Patch
Paddle Georgia's 2017 event will benefit Rome-based Coosa River Basin Initiative and Canton's Upper Etowah River Alliance. CARTERSVILLE, GA -- Registration is now open for the country's largest week-long canoe and kayaking adventure along the Etowah River.

1/30/2017 3:25:00 PM
Forsyth News
Along the way, the event has generated more than $400,000 for river protection. Coosa River Basin Initiative in Rome and Upper Etowah River Alliance in Canton will be the local groups benefitting from this year’s trip. Registration fees are $425 for ...

1/30/2017 8:33:00 AM
news.uga.edu
The greensaddle crayfish (Cambarus manningi) is found in 5 sub-basins of the Middle and Upper Coosa River system in Alabama, Georgia, and Tennessee. Photo credit: Guenter Schuster. The Mapleleaf (Quadrula quadrula) is a fairly widespread species in ...

1/29/2017 4:00:00 PM
The Daily Tribune News
Along the way the event has generated more than $400,000 for river protection. The Coosa River Basin Initiative based in Rome and the Upper Etowah River Alliance based in Canton will be the local groups benefitting from this year’s event. The Etowah ...

1/27/2017 2:55:00 PM
The Anniston Star
RIVERSIDE – The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) will perform bridge rail repairs throughout the weekend on Interstate 20 westbound over the Coosa River at mile marker 164.4. The bridge repairs will require the inside left lane and shoulder ...

1/27/2017
Southeast River Forecast Center
We examine the water resouces outlook for the southeast U.S. as of January 2017.

1/19/2017 4:01:00 PM
The Gladsden Times
Alabama Power has requested and received approval from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to store water at higher than normal levels at Weiss and Logan Martin lakes on the Coosa River and Lake Harris on the Tallapoosa River. Weiss Lake’s full pool level ...

1/19/2017 9:20:00 AM
The Anniston Star
With drought conditions expected to persist, Alabama Power requested and has received approval from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to store water at higher-than-normal levels at Weiss and Logan Martin lakes on the Coosa River, and at Lake Harris on the ...

1/15/2017 11:05:00 PM
Fish Wrap
The annual event, hosted by Rome’s Coosa River Basin Initiative, drew 60-70 paddlers from all over Northwest Georgia. None of them complained about the 62-degree air temperature at launch time. The Etowah River has recovered some from the extreme drought ...

1/12/2017 2:09:00 PM
myajc.com
The other environmental groups that joined in the lawsuit were the Altamaha Riverkeeper, the Coosa River Basin Initiative, and the Savannah Riverkeeper.

1/12/2017 10:33:00 AM
The Gladsden Times
He has done many archaeological investigations along the Coosa River at Ten Islands. Perry is a graduate of Jacksonville State University. For more information, contact society President Danny Crownover at dkcrown@bellsouth.net or 256-613-6844.

1/11/2017 5:25:00 PM
Shelby County Reporter
Any success the Jaguars have this season only further raises hopes for the next few years. SPHS placed third in the Coosa River Clash on Dec. 9-10, 2016, and second in the Scottsboro Duals on Dec. 22, 2016. Coach Ryan Thompson said the team’s younger ...

1/10/2017 6:26:00 PM
Al.com
The Gadsden City Council today voted to move forward with another phase of a development along the Coosa River as one phase came to a culmination. The council authorized plans with Cohen Carnaggio Reynolds, a Birmingham firm, for the proposed Coosa Landing ...

1/4/2017 4:39:00 PM
The Gladsden Times
The guest speaker will be Bill Gardner. Gardener is an engineer with Alabama Power Co., but is also a historian specializing in the cultural history of the Coosa River Basin area. The Coosa River Basin (and the area in and around Neely Henry Lake ...

1/4/2017 10:15:00 AM
Fish Wrap
Coosa River Basin Initiative Advocacy Director Joe Cook said the company has built a floating crushed-stone bridge across the river and will drive backhoes out over the stones to dig the trench and lay the pipeline. The river will be closed through Feb. 22 ...

12/31/2016 6:36:00 AM
Coosa Valley News
The Coosa River Basin Initiative will start the new year with new leadership as the CRBI Board of Directors has hired Jesse Demonbreun-Chapman to lead the Rome-based organization dedicated to protecting the region’s drinking water and North America’s ...

12/29/2016 8:40:00 PM
The Anniston Star
CHILDERSBURG – A late scoring flurry by Childersburg’s high school boys basketball team fended off a rally by Keith in a 62-52 win at the Coosa River Catfish Classic in Childersburg’s gymnasium Thursday night. Childersburg point guard Syheem Young ...

12/29/2016 5:01:00 AM
AllGov
"Cleaner tributaries lead to cleaner water," said Joe Cook of the Coosa River Basin Initiative. "A lot of the criticism is overblown -- it's much ado about nothing. This all seems kind of silly to me." The water rules were targeted from the get-go from ...

12/28/2016 7:03:00 AM
Fish Wrap
The annual Polar Bear Paddle on the Etowah River is slated for Jan. 14. The Coosa River Basin Initiative, Keep Rome Floyd Beautiful and the Rome-Floyd ECO Center are sponsoring the annual event. There is no fee to participate in the paddle from Dixon ...

12/27/2016 8:57:00 PM
The Anniston Star
CHILDERSBURG --Childersburg High School boys basketball team will host its sixth annual Coosa River Catfish Tournament starting today at 5 p.m. The tournament features, Greensboro, Keith, Spring Garden, John Paul II (Nashville, Tennessee), Escambia ...





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