Dam Anatomy: Part 3

Managing river flows Managing the flows within the rivers that pass through Alabama Power’s 14 dams and 11 lakes is a crucial part of harnessing the renewable power of water. This third installment of Dam Anatomy takes a closer look...

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The Lake Martin Chef Cooking Up National Acclaim

SpringHouse Restaurant’s Rob McDaniel was announced as a semi-finalist for the James Beard Foundation’s Best Chef: South division award. In 2013 Shorelines profiled Rob McDaniels, and his SpringHouse Restaurant on Lake Martin. Rob McDaniel’s passion for cooking radiates from him...

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Canoeing at Lake Martin Dam

Dam Anatomy: Part Two

Sunrise reflecting off the lake’s unstirred morning surface. Water lapping along the dimly lit shoreline at dusk. The fragrant smell of summer renewal carried by a cool breeze from far banks. For lake residents, these are just a few of...

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Dam Anatomy: Part One

For residents, Alabama’s earliest dams were simply creators of light to illuminate the dark nights covering the state’s countryside. No longer a luxury reserved for city life, electricity running to the hills and hollows from these initial dam facilities forever...

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