Water In Georgia - Lake Lanier

Current Real-Time Elevation

Area-Capacity Information

Avg, Max, Min Elevation as well generation (MWHr), inflows (cfs) and releases (cfs)

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Annual (Year by year)

Monthly (Sorted Month/Year)

Monthly chronological

Lake Lanier (Buford Dam) Pertinent Information


Great drone youtube video of river, powerhouse and dam

Powerhouse, emergency spillway, downstream channel, etc (source: Jan and Pat)

youtube video of discharge from dam


Lake Lanier Upstream w/roadmap

Lake Lanier Upstream showing Carters, Allatoona, Hartwell

Lake Lanier Downstream to I-285 w/roadmap

Lake Lanier Downstream, south of I-285 w/roadmap