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AHQ Report - Lake Wateree

May 15

Lake Wateree is up to 97.6% of full pool and the upper end is now muddy after recent rains while the lower end is stained. Morning surface water temperatures are about 73 degrees. 

May 9

Lake Wateree is up to 96.4% of full pool and the lower end is still relatively clear while the upper end is getting dirtier again after recent rains. Morning surface water temperatures are about 74-75 degrees. 

May 1

Lake Wateree is at 94.9% of full pool and clarity is good. Morning surface water temperatures are about 70 degrees. 

April 25

Lake Wateree is at 94.8% of full pool and the lake has cleared significantly. Morning surface water temperatures have dropped to about 68 after some cooler nights. 

April 10

Lake Wateree is at 95.1% of full pool and, while the lake still ranges from dirty to muddy, it is finally clearing. Morning surface water temperatures range from about 63 degrees on the main lake to 65 in the creeks. 

March 27

Lake Wateree is down to 95.6% of full pool and the whole lake remains at least stained. Morning surface water temperatures were about 58 degrees this morning.

March 20

Lake Wateree is temporarily at 97.9% of full pool and the whole lake remains muddy. Morning surface water temperatures are about 57 degrees this morning, but they have been in the low 60s before this.

March 14

Lake Wateree is at 95.0% of full pool and the whole lake remains muddy. Morning surface water temperatures are about 60 degrees.

March 6

Lake Wateree is at 94.4% of full pool and the whole lake is still muddy and will likely get worse. Morning surface water temperatures are about 54 degrees.

February 29

Lake Wateree is at 93.7% of full pool and the whole lake is still muddy – with rain last night and then predicted for this weekend that’s unlikely to change anytime soon. Morning surface water temperatures are about 51 degrees.

February 22

Lake Wateree is down to 93.5% of full pool and the whole lake is still muddy. Morning surface water temperatures are about 50-51 degrees.

February 14

Lake Wateree is at 94.2% of full pool and the whole lake is still muddy. Morning surface water temperatures are about 49-51 degrees.

February 9

Lake Wateree is at 93.8% of full pool and even though the water has come down it has not cleared much. Morning surface water temperatures remain in the upper 40s.

January 31

Lake Wateree is at 96.6% of full pool and the water is still chocolate milk from one end of the lake to the other. Morning surface water temperatures remain in the upper 40s.

January 22

Lake Wateree is at 97.7% of full pool and the water is muddy from one end to the other. Morning surface water temperatures are in the upper 40s.

January 3

Lake Wateree is at 101.0% of full pool and the water is muddy and filled with trash. Morning surface water temperatures are in the low 50s.

December 21

Lake Wateree is at 95.3% of full pool and morning surface water temperatures have dropped into the lower 50s.  

December 15

Lake Wateree is at 95.0% of full pool and morning surface water temperatures have dropped into the lower 50s.  

November 30

Lake Wateree is at 95.3% of full pool and there is still a slight stain to the water but not much. Morning surface water temperatures have dropped into the mid- to upper 50s.  

November 16

Lake Wateree is at 95.5% of full pool and there is a slight stain to the water but not much. Morning surface water temperatures are about 62-63 degrees.

November 9

Lake Wateree is at 95.5% of full pool and morning surface water temperatures are about 62 degrees, rising to 65 or 66 during the day. There is some debris in the water from falling leaves, but clarity is still good and on the lower end there is at least 3 ½ to 4 feet of visibility. 

November 2

Lake Wateree is at 95.2% of full pool and morning surface water temperatures are down to about 64 degrees on the lower end and 60 degrees up the lake. Clarity has not changed and on the lower end there is at least 3 ½ to 4 feet of visibility. 

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