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Georgia Power to drawdown Lake Chehaw/Lake Worth

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News release from the Georgia Power Co.

ATLANTA – Georgia Power will conduct a controlled drawdown of Lake Chehaw/Lake Worth, to repair headgates on generating units at the Flint River Hydro Project.

The drawdown, which will be at least 10 feet, is scheduled to begin Sunday, Nov. 29, and will last 10 to 14 days.

Lake residents are encouraged to secure their boats during the drawdown.

For more information, contact Georgia Power’s Bartletts Ferry Land Management Office at (706) 317-6061.

Georgia Power is the largest subsidiary of Southern Company, one of the nation’s largest generators of electricity. The company is an investor-owned, tax-paying utility, serving customers in 57,000 of the state’s 59,000 square miles.

Georgia Power’s rates are below the national average and its 2.3 million customers are in all but four of Georgia’s 159 counties.