Lake Level
552.26 FEET
Full Pool: 552.0
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Barren River Lake Busy For Memorial Day Weekend


Date: 5/24/2015 2:37:00 PM

BARREN COUNTY, KY (WBKO) Beautiful weather and a three day weekend made the days leading up to Memorial Day a busy time of year for Barren River Lake. From the marina to the lodge, families came out to enjoy time together, away from some of the stress of

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EPA recommends drinking water limits for algae toxins


Date: 5/7/2015 11:55:00 AM

Glasgow Water Co. and Scottsville Water Department (Barren River Lake) -- Edmonson County Water District (Nolin River Lake) -- Columbia/Adair County Regional Water Commission and Campbellsville Municipal Water (Green River Lake) -- Grayson County Water

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Water levels continue to fall; fishing may pick up

Glasgow Daily Times

Date: 5/6/2015 8:34:00 PM

The level at Barren River Lake stood at 560.66 feet Wednesday morning, still 8 feet over summer pool, but falling about six inches a day. The temperature was 47 degrees and there is still a lot of debris floating out there. Fishing has slowed a bit over

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Water Resources Outlook for April 30, 2015

NWS Southeast River Forecast Center

Date: 5/4/2015

Water Resources Outlook for April 30

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Fishing good on Barren despite high water levels

Glasgow Daily Times

Date: 4/22/2015 9:53:00 PM

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that with all the rain we’ve been having that Barren River Lake is way over pool. As of 6 a.m. Wednesday, the level stood at 564.67 feet, which is 12 feet over summer pool of 552. The parking lot at Peninsula is under

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• River: East Fork Barren River
• Surface Area: 10,100 Acres
• Drainage Area: 940 Square Miles
In addition to the many recreation areas managed and/or leased out by the Corps of Engineers at Barren River Lake, more than 7,000 acres of land is licensed to the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources for the management of public hunting areas. The Corps also offers wildlife viewing opportunities in the Quarry Road Recreation Area with a 14-acre native prairie field and wildlife viewing trail.

Pool Elevation Area Length
(Feet mean sea level) (Acres) (Miles)
Winter 525 4,340 21
Summer 552 10,000 33
Total Storage 590 20,150 46
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