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Davidson urges citizens practice water conservation

Nov. 8. The Town of Davidson is “strongly encouraging’ all residents to consider voluntary conservation activities in light of Stage 1 drought conditions which require the first phase of operational adjustments at Duke Energy’s hydroelectric facilities and Charlotte Water. Click here for water conservation tips from Charlotte Water. There is no rain expected until Friday […]

Lake Norman water level Oct. 2023

Duke asks for water conservation as ‘low inflow protocol’ begins

Nov. 1. By Dave Yochum. Duke Energy says drought conditions have made it necessary to enter Stage 1 of “Low Inflow Protocol” (LIP) in the Catawba-Wateree River Basin, which includes Lake Norman and Mountain Island Lake. As of today, Lake Norman is 2.4 feet below target level and .6 above minimum. As dry weather conditions […]


Watch that dive: Lake is low!

Aug. 9. By Dave Vieser. The lowest lake levels on Lake Norman since the 2008 drought have prompted officials to close some launching ramps and issue warnings to boaters. As of Friday Aug. 7, the lake level was 95.5, compared with a target level of 98. This level is almost 4.5 feet below full pond. Full […]