With Lake Peachtree unusable, August triathlon canceled; uncertainties about Dragon Boat Race
County officials last week announced another potential delay in refilling Lake Peachtree.
The proposed dry dredging of the lake bed will require state and/or federal permits, unlike previously thought, according to County Manager Steve Rapson. This stands to delay the dredging process by at least several months.
The lake has been drained almost completely since February when it was lowered to allow dock and shoreline maintenance ... but in the interim problems were discovered with a cavern that was created underneath the lake’s spillway, threatening its structural integrity. Read More»