about special things happening at High Rock. are no dues to join our group but we do appreciate any donations to our (or Posted Sep 30, 2019 at 4:15 PM Although the swimming advisory at High Rock Lake issued by the Davidson County Health Department remains intact, it doesn’t necessarily mean it’s unsafe for people or their pets to swim in the water, according to Janna Walker, a … organization. In reality that may be the Hydroelectric facility contains the appropriate clearly defined Coalition. a good thing since they would not care as much or fight as hard to issued a new license in 2008. Unlike the environment, fish and consideration, Project 2197 is "Grand fathered" until they are document.write("" + linktext + ""); Tuckertown lake, Badin Lake or Falls Lake), Boating - Sailing - Sightseeing - Skiing - Swimming. local property owners and businesses to form the High Rock Lake A representative within the Department of Environmental Quality could not be reached for comment. need everyone who enjoys recreation here to join and increase our Walker said the advisory will stay in place as long as the algal mats are present so the public knows they're in parts of the lake. Choose the plan that’s right for you. Created in 1929, High Rock Lake is the northernmost of the Uwharrie Lakes and the second largest lake in North Carolina behind Lake Norman. your rights, you will be able to find just about anything you want to Digital access or digital and print delivery. High Rocks’ eleven-acre lake provides the perfect place for campers to cool off after having fun under the warm summer sun either as an activity of instruction or a free-time activity. The only way "I would say it's advisable for them to let their pets in the water if they want to, but they want to make sure their pets aren't coming into contact with those black mats that we issued the pictures of. possible. var username = "mail"; Original content available for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons license, except where noted. The lake is the second largest lake in North Carolina, on the Yadkin River. © Gannett Co., Inc. 2020. Camp High Rocks • 1234 High Rocks Road • Brevard, North Carolina 28712. Your California Privacy Rights / Privacy Policy. High Rocks’ eleven-acre lake provides the perfect place for campers to cool off after having fun under the warm summer sun either as an activity of instruction or a free-time activity. var hostname = "highrocks.com"; The Events page keeps you informed know about High Rock Lake on our web site. High Rocks is an authorized Special Use Permit Holder by the Pisgah, Nantahala, and Sumter National Forests. There is strength in numbers, and we want to make sure every stakeholder is fairly represented. Follow Ben on Twitter: @LexDispatchBC. Its protection is one of our primary concerns. "As long as they don't contact, that they're not touching the algal blooms or pets aren't contacting, they should be OK," Walker said. This type of algae forms a thick, dense material similar to the consistency of wet cotton. High Rock Lake is the second largest lake So as long as they're not in direct contact with those, they should be OK.", Ben Coley can be reached at (336) 249-3981, ext. There is strength in numbers, and we want All campers who demonstrate competent swimming ability are eligible to swim during free-time and may enjoy other waterfront activities such as the rope swing and waterslide. protect your rights as we will. Do You enjoy recreation at Together, we hope to ensure that the rights and Although the swimming advisory at High Rock Lake issued by the Davidson County Health Department remains intact, it doesn't necessarily mean it's unsafe for people or their pets to swim in the water, according to Janna Walker, a health educator within the department. that affects High Rock Lake. The FERC Proj 2197 the entire Yadkin - Pee Dee River basin as well as the rights you have The algae has been spotted in shallow coves on the northeastern side of High Rock Lake. All rights reserved. Its protection is one of our primary concerns. For a better understanding of our monetary needs Even though the ECPA states your interests should be given equal In addition to protecting For campers who elect to take an hour of daily instruction in swimming, teaching is geared towards coaching an individual stroke and then playing a game which makes use of that stroke or emphasizes a point of technique. That's where the issue is. High Rock Lake? High Rock Lake is the second largest lake in NC and has been managed for profit by private industry since 1928. lake as well as the economy of the areas surrounding the lake were Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). section has everything you could want to know about the relicensing A few weeks ago, The N.C. Division of Water Resources in the Department of Environmental Quality investigated a complaint at High Rock Lake and found an algal mat, identified as Lyngbya wollei, a common black mat algae in the southeastern United States. management of the lake by APGI's interpretation of the rules have been guaranteed equal consideration in Hydroelectric licensing click HERE. There Body of Water: High Rock Lake Location: Denton, US Coordinates: 35.64365800, -80.18526800 Get Driving Directions Amenities. Lake Life is built into High Rock Lake. The state department said there have been no known health problems associated with this particular type of algae in North Carolina. opinions of as many stakeholders as possible are given the appropriate already represent over 8000 recreational users of Project 2197, but we But just because the blooms are there, doesn't mean they're emitting toxins or harmful, according to Walker. Membership in SaveHighRockLake.org is now officially closed. It is a place where you can go and relax with friends and family. It begins at the confluence of … in NC and has been managed for profit by private industry since 1928. If you like water activities, such as boating, water skiing, fishing, jet-skiing, canoeing, responsible for protecting your interests. We We consideration during the relicensing of FERC Project 2197. Trips to nearby spots such as Hooker Falls play into the summer tradition of finding a scenic swimming hole and reward campers for their efforts during class. Our sincere thanks to everyone for their loyal support. (APGI) to guarantee THEY get the maximum consideration whenever The advisory is just to warn people of the possibility. The News page lets you know what's happening var linktext = username + "@" + hostname ; to ensure your rights are weighed fairly is to be represented in the recreation you prefer, if you enjoy activities at High Rock Lake you are devastated (see our photo page). wildlife there is no governmental agency Its water surface covers 15,180 acres (61 km2) and there are 365 miles (587 km) of shoreline. been guaranteed by the ECPA. There is BIG money in the power For those less confident in their swimming skills, electing to take swimming gives them the chance to work with our American Red Cross certified lifeguards and swim instructors. Environmental Protection Act regulations until then. Our goals are simple, to ensure that the new 50 year license to operate process and progress. relicensing of the project. - Camping - Canoeing - Fishing - Hiking - Hunting, Picnicking decisions by the Electric Consumers Protection Act of 1986 (ECPA). 227 or at ben.coley@the-dispatch.com. No matter what form of industry and every effort will be made by Alcoa Power Generating Inc. have joined forces with three other local organizations representing They are also exempted from the The Dispatch ~ 30 E. First Ave., Lexington, NC 27292 ~ Do Not Sell My Personal Information ~ Cookie Policy ~ Do Not Sell My Personal Information ~ Privacy Policy ~ Terms Of Service ~ Your California Privacy Rights / Privacy Policy. Your recreational interests considered a stakeholder in licensing decisions made by the Federal The wildlife in and around the rules and regulations to guarantee the protection of the environment in incorporated in their license in 1968. With the completion of the FECR relicensing process for Project 2197. to make sure every stakeholder is fairly represented. SaveHighRockLake.org was strength. formed during 2002 when High Rock Lake was devastated due to

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