• Lake Murray Water Level

    WATER LEVEL 357.53 Feet MSL Wednesday, March 3, 2021   6:30:00 PMLevel is 2.47 feetbelow full pool of 360.00   source: http://murray.uslakes.info/Level/

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What’s Going On With Lake Murray Water Levels?

updated 12/5/2020

Everyday we post Lake Murray water levels on our website and social media accounts. The number one questions we have received over the last few weeks is “how low will the lake go?”

In an October 2, 2020 press release, Dominion Energy stated that they have “confirmed its Lake Murray water levels for the remainder of 2020” and they plan “to maintain the lake close to its current 356-foot level through the peak of hurricane season in mid-October, then gradually lower the lake to a target elevation of 354 feet by the end of the year.”

The Lake Murray water level began to be lowered September 15, 2020 in anticipation of heavy rainfall as a result of the remnants of Hurricane Sally that forecasted to have an impact in our area. That drawdown complied with guidance from the SCDHEC.

Read the full Dominion Energy press release

Past December lake levels:

  • December 1, 2016 lake level was 354.04 feet MSL
  • December 1, 2017 lake level was 354.56 feet MSL
  • December 1, 2018 lake level was 353.57 feet MSL (scheduled drawdown)
  • December 1, 2019 lake level was 355.91 feet MSL

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