Lake Seminole

FLORIDA - GEORGIA


Lake Level
79.49 FEET
12/13/2018
Full Pool: 77.5
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Police thought he was eaten by alligators in 2000. Now his high school sweetheart is on trial

The Sydney Morning Herald

Date: 12/12/2018 11:23:00 AM

Somewhere beneath Lake Seminole, in the spot where tree stumps jutted out of the water like claws, investigators thought they would find Mike Williams. It was the evening of December 16, 2000, the dat

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How an affair between Fla. woman, husband's friend 'snowballed' into a plot to kill

USA Today

Date: 12/12/2018 9:49:00 AM

Winchester, emotional and choking back tears on the witness stand, took jurors through his twisted relationship with Denise Williams, from the day they began having an affair in 1997 to the morning he

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Thought to be eaten by alligators, now his high school sweetheart is on trial for murder

Stuff.co.nz

Date: 12/12/2018 9:27:00 AM

Somewhere beneath Lake Seminole, in the spot where tree stumps jutted out of the water like claws, US investigators thought they would find Mike Williams. It was the evening of December 16, 2000, the

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'It snowballed really fast': A man tells a court how he killed his best friend to be with the man’s wife

INSIDER

Date: 12/12/2018 7:47:00 AM

Williams disappeared on a boating trip to Lake Seminole in 2000, and Williams and Winchester are accused of plotting his murder by staging it as a boating accident and collecting his $1.75 million lif

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Man Murdered For Life Insurance Was Thought To Be Eaten By Alligators

Insurancenewsnet.com

Date: 12/12/2018 5:46:00 AM

Somewhere beneath Lake Seminole, in the spot where tree stumps jutted out of the water like claws, investigators thought they would find Mike Williams. He’d told his wife he would return from

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• River: Chattahoochee River
• Length: 376 Miles
• Surface Area: 37,500 Acres
• Volume: 367,320 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 17,150 Square Miles
• Average Depth: 10 Feet
• Length: 35 Miles
Lake Seminole is a reservoir located in the southwest corner of Georgia along its border with Florida. The Chattahoochee and Flint rivers join in the lake, before flowing from the Jim Woodruff Lock and Dam, which impounds the lake, as the Apalachicola River. Alligators, snakes and various waterfowl are present in Lake Seminole.

The Federal Government has been improving navigation along the Apalachicola River since the early 1800's. Between 1828 and 1831, the Corps of Engineers removed obstructions from the river to provide for shallow draft vessel traffic. In 1874, the project was modified to provide for improvement of the Apalachicola River to secure a channel 6 feet deep at low water and 100 feet wide throughout its length. Passage of the 1945 River and Harbors Act authorized a 9 by 100 foot channel to be constructed on the Apalachicola River, the Chattahoochee River segment to Columbus, Georgia and the Flint River segment to Bainbridge, Georgia.

In 1953, a resolution was adopted by the House Committee on Public Works for the development of the ACF River Basin. The Walter F. George,George W. Andrews and Woodruff Lock and Dam - Lake Seminole projects were authorized for navigation, power generation and stream flow regulation. Recreational facilities at the lakes were authorized by the Flood Control Act of 1944. The lakes have been operational since 1963.

Jim Woodruff Dam was the initial project of the authorized plan for improvement of the Apalachicola, Chattahoochee, and Flint Rivers in Florida, Georgia and Alabama.

The Jim Woodruff Dam is located on the Apalachicola River about 1000 feet below the confluence of the Chattahoochee and Flint Rivers which unite to form the Apalachicola River, and is at the Georgia - Florida State line. It is approximately 3200 feet up stream from the U.S. Highway 90 Bridge over the Apalachicola River and is visible from the bridge. The dam is accessible by road and is located approximately 1 mile northwest of Chattahoochee, Florida.
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