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July 4th Fireworks 2019

It's Almost July 4th! It wouldn't be the same on the lake without the annual fireworks show each year. The fireworks will be held Thursday evening, July 4 around 9:15 pm. The fireworks show will take place at the Lower Dam (Wateree Hydro Dam) for the 100th Anniversary...

LWA 2019 Annual Meeting April 27th

LWA Members “Save the Date” April 27th, 2019 8:30 AM – Noon Kershaw County Recreation Department 1042 West DeKalb Street Camden, SC 29020 Fellowship Breakfast LWA and Guest Speakers Vote for Area Rep’s Door Prizes Prospective members may join at the...

Special Letter from Executive Director Emilee Syrewicze

We need to stand together and speak up for clean, safe water at the upcoming coal ash meetings. The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (NC DEQ) is hosting public information sessions before deciding how to require Duke Energy to manage the coal ash...

Guide to 2018 LWA Annual Meeting – March 24th

Hope to see you at the 30th Annual Meeting (and 1st for the newly merged Lake Wateree Association) this Saturday, March 24, at 1042 West DeKalb St., Camden, SC  29020.  Parking is located at the rear of the building.  Please enter at the rear double doors where you...

LWA Annual Meeting March 24th

LWA Members “Save the Date” March 24, 2018 8:30 AM – Noon Lake Wateree Association 30th Annual Meeting Kershaw County Recreation Department 1042 West DeKalb Street Camden, SC 29020 Fellowship Breakfast LWA and Guest Speakers Vote for Area Rep’s Door Prizes Prospective...

January 6th Community Meeting – Algae on Lake Wateree

What would it be like to not be able to dock your boat or swim in the water off your shore because the surface was covered with ugly, smelly, toxic algae? Some Lake Wateree residents are experiencing that already – and more will soon – if this growing problem is not...

Duke Energy to begin Catawba Basin Projects

The following is a message from Duke Energy: Federal approval allows Duke Energy to begin construction of 31 projects along the Catawba River basin over the next five years. A total of 89 recreation projects will be enhanced or constructed over a 20-year period. On...

Hurricane Irma Update from Duke Energy

Due to Hurricane Irma, Duke Energy is preparing for significant rainfall in both the upper and lower areas of the Catawba-Wateree River basin. Preparations include proactively moving water out of our reservoirs and lowering lake levels to increase reservoir storage...

Water Watcher Training June 24th

LWA Members: The Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation is holding a Water Watcher Training for residents on and around Lake Wateree. Water Watchers are trained volunteers who are the network of eyes, ears and voice of the Catawba River. Led by our Riverkeeper, Sam Perkins,...