LWA Annual Meeting set for March 12, 2016

Friday, 05 February 2016 by

Mark your calendars for Saturday, March 12, 2016 for our LWA Annual Meeting. *** Please note there is a NEW venue and NEW start time.*** We will be meeting at the Rock Bottom Pond facility at 1530 Buck Hill Rd. Ridgeway. (The address is Ridgeway but the location is near the dam on the Lugoff

December 30, 2015 2:00 pm update LWA MEMBERS: The following information is from Duke Energy: There is a major high water event underway in the Catawba-Wateree River Basin. Lake Wylie is at 99.3 and rising over 0.2 ft./hr. The South Fork Catawba River is flooding. Downstream tributaries such as Sugar Creek and Rocky Creek are


Thursday, 10 September 2015 by

Remember – Saturday, September 19th at 9:00 AM at either Wateree Creek Access (this is a change this year) or Clearwater Cove Marina. We’ll have two locations. Details are in the signup form. To help with our planning, please sign up here: http://goo.gl/forms/iumXYYw1ZX We’ll have t-shirts for this cleanup, too! If you can, also keep

Mark your calendars! Lake Wateree Riversweep has been scheduled for Saturday, September 19th. Volunteers should arrive by 9:00 AM at one of the two launch sites: Wateree Creek Access (upper/Fairfield/Lancaster part of lake) and White Oak (aka Clearwater Cove; lower/Kershaw part of lake). Last year’s cleanup saw 45 volunteers remove 6,500 pounds of trash! Attendees

Drought Update from Duke Energy

Tuesday, 28 July 2015 by

The following information is from Duke Energy: Community asked to help lessen impact of drought on Catawba-Wateree River lakes. ** Residents using lake water for irrigation asked to limit watering to two days per week ** With lower lake levels, emphasis on safety for boating and recreation ** Residents reminded to consider ways to save

Lake Wateree Clean Up This Saturday

Tuesday, 19 May 2015 by

If you would like to volunteer to help clean up our lake, meet at Clearwater Cove Marina Saturday (May 23) morning at 9 am. See you there. (You can also meet at Taylor’s Creek Marina) See website below for more information. http://www.catawbariverkeeper.org/News/calendar-of-events/copy_of_riversweep-cleanup-events-on-lake-wateree Have a safe and enjoyable Memorial Day weekend and for all who have

High Water Event Wednesday Update

Wednesday, 22 April 2015 by

LWA MEMBERS: Here is Duke’s latest update.  With the current high water event, let’s observe a voluntary No Wake Alert and drive slow with no wake to prevent property damage, erosion and for your safety. The following information is an updated message from Duke Energy: Conditions are gradually improving in the Catawba-Wateree River Basin.  A

High Water Event Monday Update

Monday, 20 April 2015 by

April 20, 2015  10:00 am LWA MEMBERS: The following information is an updated message from Duke Energy: The Lower Catawba River Basin is experiencing significant runoff from the recent rainfall and showers are in the forecast for later today.  With significant inflows to Fishing Creek upstream, we will partially open a gate there this afternoon.

Water Wins!!

Wednesday, 11 February 2015 by

Thanks to the folks who came (~40 strong) tonight to the Kershaw County Planning & Zoning Board meeting to defend our buffer regulations which are one of our key “tools” that protect our water quality. There were “impassioned” talks from Sarah Williams as a Covekeeper, Michael Emerson Williams as a retired DNR person, Austin Jenkins

LWA’s 25th Anniversary!

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 by

Our Lake Wateree Association team will be celebrating 25 years of protecting our beautiful Lake Wateree and improving the value of lake enjoyment for residents, recreational users, businesses, and those who get their drinking water from the lake. Thanks to a hand full of concerned stakeholders in the early 1990’s who took the initiative to