High Rock Lake

NORTH CAROLINA


Lake Level
654.76 FEET
10/16/2018
Full Pool: 655.2
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Volunteers remove litter at High Rock Lake Clean Sweep

Salisbury Post

Date: 10/13/2018 9:16:00 PM

LEXINGTON — Volunteers pulled out bottles, tires, propane tanks and boats during High Rock Lake Clean Sweep on Saturday. The sweep was once an annual event but ended in 1991 after lack of support. Org

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Commissioners waive waste fees for High Rock Lake Clean Sweep

Salisbury Post

Date: 10/9/2018 9:04:00 PM

The Rowan County Board of Commissioners decided Tuesday to waive solid waste fees during a weekend cleanup at High Rock Lake. High Rock Lake Clean Sweep is a community volunteer effort scheduled from

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Rowan Commissioners wave fees for High Rock Lake clean up

WBTV

Date: 10/9/2018 11:00:00 AM

ROWAN COUNTY, NC (WBTV) - County Commissioners in Rowan County held a special meeting on Tuesday to wave solid waste fees ahead of the big clean up taking place this weekend on High Rock Lake. Commiss

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Commissioners to hold special meeting on High Rock Lake Clean Sweep

Salisbury Post

Date: 10/8/2018 9:04:00 PM

The Rowan County Board of Commissioners will meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the commissioners chambers of the county Administration Building to discuss a weekend cleanup at High Rock Lake. The commissione

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High Rock Lake Clean Sweep returns after 27-year hiatus

Salisbury Post

Date: 10/4/2018 9:43:00 PM

It’s a tradition that many longtime High Rock Lake residents remember from years past: the High Rock Lake Clean Sweep, a community effort to clear the water of litter and debris. The once-annual sweep

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• Surface Area: 15,980 Acres
High Rock Lake is a reservoir lake located in the Davidson and Rowan counties of North Carolina, serving as a boundary between them. It is a reservoir for hydroelectric power generation. It is the northernmost of the Uwharrie Lakes and the second largest lake in North Carolina behind Lake Norman. Its water surface covers 15,180 acres and there are 365 miles of shoreline. It begins at the confluence of the Yadkin River and the South Yadkin River. The lake's name is derived from neighboring "High Rock Mountain", the tallest mountain in the Uwharrie Mountains. High Rock Lake is currently managed and operated by the Alcoa company.
The lake is spanned by two bridges at the northern end of the lake: the I-85/US 52 bridge and the older US 29/US 70/NC 150 bridge. The NC 8 causeway crosses the Abbotts Creek tributary of the lake, as does a bridge at Holloway Church Road farther north of Abbotts Creek. Railroad tracks and their causeways also cross the southeastern portion of the lake at the Hwy 8 causeway and over Flat Swamp Creek. Numerous communities align the lake's banks including Lexington, Salisbury, Southmont, Linwood, High Rock, and Spencer.
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