April 27th is the date that Lake Martin is scheduled to reach its full pool level of 490.0 MSL. Reaching that full pool level on time depends on Spring precipitation. Lake Martin has not reached that level every year in the past and there has been a lot of discussion over the last decade about implementing a new rule curve for lake levels. Alabama Power has a website that does a great job of showing historical water levels and the current rule curve that is the guideline for Lake Martin water levels. Click here to view the graph.
With a current lake level of 488.25, as of April 4th, it looks like Continue reading “Lake Martin Water Level” »