Posts belonging to Category Flooding

Barren River Lake above Summer Pool; Barren River rising to parks’ flood level

With rains predicted through the weekend, Barren River Lake and Barren River are expected to continue their rise.

Barren River Lake 24 ft. above winter pool

With the recent rains, Barren River Lake is 24 ft. above winter pool.

Barren River Lake drawdown underway

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began the winter drawdown of Barren River Lake yesterday.

Barren River, Lake water level rising

Barren River and Barren River Lake is expected to rise as rains from the remnants of Hurricane Harvey drain into the lake.

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.