2014 Lake Drawdown for Lake Hamilton and Catherine

David Batson with Entergy Hydro Operations recently announced the annual drawdown of both Lake Hamilton and Lake Catherine will be 3 feet and will begin Sat. Nov. 1. Lake levels will be reduced about 4 inches per day and the drawdown will be complete on both lakes by Sun. Nov. 9. The water released by the dams will be used to generate emission-free, low-cost hydroelectric power. Both lakes will return to their normal summertime levels in March 2015.