W. Kerr Scott Reservoir


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Kerr Scott beaches, other facilities closed again due to high water

Wilkes Journal-Patriot

Date: 5/21/2018 3:33:00 PM

After opening for the season later than normal on May 11, swim beaches at W. Kerr Scott Reservoir are closed again due high water. The reservoir peaked at about 14 feet above the normal water level of 1,030 feet above sea level around 9 a.m. Monday after

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Water intake cost estimates told

Wilkes Journal-Patriot

Date: 5/18/2018 9:00:00 AM

A company authorized to determine cost estimates for building a raw water intake and pump station on W. Kerr Scott Reservoir and install related waterlines presented its findings Wednesday. Garner-based Municipal Engineering Services officials estimated

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Water intake meeting

Wilkes Journal-Patriot

Date: 5/18/2018 5:49:00 AM

Local officials and others hear an explanation of the watershed reclassification process for the proposed raw water intake on W. Kerr Scott Reservoir. Standing is Carol Woodie of Municipal Engineering

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Opening of W. Kerr Scott Reservoir's public swim beaches delayed

Wilkes Journal-Patriot

Date: 5/4/2018 6:17:00 PM

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wilmington District is delaying the opening of public swim beaches at W. Kerr Scott Reservoir’s Berry Mountain, Boomer and Fort Hamby parks and its Bandit’s Roost Campground and Warrior Creek campgrounds. Dive

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Sunset at Kerr Scott dam

Wilkes Journal-Patriot

Date: 3/30/2018 6:01:00 AM

W. KERR SCOTT RESERVOIR is popular for activities like cycling, boating, camping, fishing, swimming and disc golf as the weather warms up. Day use fees are $2 per walk-in, $5 per vehicle and $20 per commercial vehicle. It’s free for children under 16 and

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• River: Yadkin River
• Surface Area: 1,475 Acres
The W. Kerr Scott Dam and Reservoir is a 1,475-acre artificial lake impounded by a dam located in Wilkes County, North Carolina.
Scott Dam was completed in 1962 to control flooding that had frequently been a problem in the area. It was named for W. Kerr Scott, the 62nd Governor of North Carolina, who played a key role in the project.
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