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Lake Level
407.23 FEET
3/31/2015
Full Pool: 408.0
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Vicksburg District names new manager for Corps’ Arkansas Lakes

Nevada County Picayune

Date: 3/27/2015 12:19:00 PM

Previous assignments include park technician in the Louisiana Field Office, Monroe, Louisiana; supervisory park ranger at Lake Ouachita Field Office; park manager at DeGray Lake Field Office and Lake Ouachita Field Office; and deputy project manager

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Eagle tours to take flight at several state parks

Arkansas Online

Date: 3/26/2015 7:57:00 PM

It's set for Jan. 23-25 at DeGray Lake Resort State Park, 65 miles southwest of Little Rock. The festive DeGray Lake weekend will include a variety of programs as well as the popular eagle-seeking cruises. At 7 p.m. Jan. 23, the Little Rock Zoo will show

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Water Resources Outlook for March 26, 2015

NWS Southeast River Forecast Center

Date: 3/26/2015

Water Resources Outlook for March 26

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Delta Byways recognized at Stars of the Industry Gala

Stuttgart Daily Leader

Date: 3/19/2015 8:29:00 PM

DeGray Lake Restort State Park, Bismark; Greg Zonner, Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum, North Little Rock; Courtney Blazer, Crowne Plaza, Little Rock; Phyllis Lucas, Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau; Danny Patel, Country Inn & Suites, Conway

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Ouachita honors David Mitchell as 2015 Associational Missionary of the Year

OUACHITA BAPTIST UNIVERSITY

Date: 3/19/2015 3:44:00 PM

The award is the highlight of the annual Associational Missionaries Retreat sponsored by the Arkansas Baptist State Convention and held at DeGray Lake State Park. “We understand and appreciate the important role that is played in the work of God’s

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• Length: 208 Miles
• Surface Area: 13,400 Acres
• Volume: 1,377,000 Acre Feet
• Average Depth: 47 Feet
DeGray Lake is a reservoir on the Caddo River, 8 miles (13 km) from Arkadelphia. DeGray Lake offers a huge span of recreational area and spectacular views. Arkansas Scenic Byway 7 is located on the eastern shore of the lake, and provides views of the lake, and also places to stay down the road.
DeGray lake and dam were authorized by Congress in the River and Harbor Act of 1950. Congress passed the Water Supply Act of 1958, which provided for the inclusion of municipal and industrial water supply as one of the project purposes. A 40 MW hydraulic turbine and a 28 MW turbine generate electricity for the Southwestern Power Administration of Arkansas, Texas, and Oklahoma. DeGray dam impounds the waters of the Caddo River to form a flood control lake that covers 13,400 acres (5,400 ha), and a shoreline of 207 miles (333 km). The eventual damming of the Caddo River forced many people to move elsewhere in the area. Brick and concrete structures from former homesteads still stand on the bottom of the lake.
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