Posts belonging to Category Flooding

Flags at Warren County parks signal Barren River tributaries’ conditions

Warren County Parks and Recreation Department has started using a flag system to inform people about tributaries of Barren River at two of the county’s parks.

Barren River Lake levels rising with rain

The Barren River Lake is rising toward summer pool as weekend rains helped move the lake level up almost 2 ft. in two days.

Barren River Lake draw down begun

The annual draw down of Barren River Lake to Winter Pool has begun.

Barren River Lake dam testing will monitor groundwater levels in dam

The work currently taking place on Barren River Lake Dam is for installation of instruments to monitor the groundwater levels within the dam.

Barren River Lake flooding still causing beach closings, effecting boat ramps

Flooding on Barren River Lake continues to cause beach closings and effect lake boat ramps.

Corps seeks to raise winter pool level

For the past 15 years, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District, has lowered the level of Barren River Lake to a winter pool level of 528 ft. And, now the Corps would like to make that a permanent winter pool level.

Interagency passes to lakes available at Barren River Lake Corps office Jan. 1

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), including the Barren River Lake Corps Office, will begin issuing America the Beautiful National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Interagency Passes Jan. 1.

Barren River Lake Fishing Report July 24

Fishing is tough on Barren River Lake with water temperatures near 90 degrees and combined with the high water.

Flooding causes closings around lake

As the rain continues to fall, the Barren River Lake level continues to rise, causing closings and flooding around the lake.

Beaches CLOSED due to high water

The Quarry Road and Beaver Creek beaches on Barren River Lake will be closed until further notice due to rising water levels.