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USACE Mobile District Extends Comment Period For Allatoona Lake Draft FR/SEIS, Weiss Logan Martin Water Control Manuals

US ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS - MOBILE DISTRICT
Published Dec. 18, 2019

  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District announces a 30-day addition to the comment period for the Draft Feasibility Report and Integrated Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (FR/SEIS) for the Allatoona Lake Water Supply Storage Reallocation Study and Updates to Weiss and Logan Martin Reservoirs Project Water Control Manuals, Alabama and Georgia, extending the public comment period to Jan. 29, 2020.

"The state of Georgia and state of Alabama, along with other stakeholders, requested additional time due to the coming federal holidays and requests for additional technical information," said Col. Sebastien P. Joly, commander of the Mobile District. "We were glad to consider and agree to these requests to strengthen understanding of the technical aspects of the plan while preserving the opportunity to spend the holidays with families and friends."

The Draft FR/SEIS and appendices are available for download at go.usa.gov/xVHN9. The digitized files on compact discs may be requested by writing to:

  • Commander, USACE Mobile District
    Attn: PD-EI (ACT-ACR DSEIS)
    P.O. Box 2288
    Mobile, AL 36628

Comments should be received no later than Jan. 29, 2020, by submission to one of the following:

  • By e-mail to: ACT-ACR@usace.army.mil
     
  • By letter to:
    Commander, USACE Mobile District
    Attn: PD-EI (ACT-ACR DSEIS)
    P.O. Box 2288 Mobile, AL 36628

The Tentatively Selected Plan includes the following changes:

Allatoona Lake

  • Water Supply reallocation of 33, 872 acres
  • Raise Summer guide curve from 840 feet to 841 feet
  • Raise Winter guide curve from 823 feet to 824.5 feet

Weiss Lake

  • Raise Winter level from 558 feet to 561 feet
  • Lower Top of Flood Pool from 574 feet to 572 feet
  • Modify Surcharge Operation

 

Logan Martin Lake

  • Raise Winter level from 460 feet to 462 feet
  • Lower Top of Flood Pool from 477 feet to 473.5 feet
  • Modify Surcharge Operation

For more information, contact (251) 690-2505 or visit go.usa.gov/xVHN9.

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Contact
Cesar Yabor
251-690-2505
cesar.yabor@usace.army.mil
109 Saint Joseph Street, Mobile, AL 36608
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Release no. 19-054