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Lake Murray isn’t going anywhere. Here’s what you need to know about the current state of the lake.

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Whether you've seen it during your lake home search or have simply driven by, you may be curious why Lake Murray's water is down so far. There's a good reason for the decreased water level, which I'll be sharing with you today.

Every year during the winter, they usually drain the water down three or four feet from the summertime levels.
This year, they decided to go down to eight feet below normal, which is 10 feet below full pool levels and 350 feet above sea level. As you can guess from these numbers or by looking at the lake, the shoreline is much lower than usual.

However, don’t panic. Nothing’s wrong and nothing is happening with the dam. This is something that happens every three to five years, and they were actually supposed to do it last year. It helps owners maintain their shoreline, kill off unwanted vegetation, and more. At the end of February, we should have things back to normal.

Nothing’s wrong with the dam, so don’t panic.

Another thing I wanted to touch on was the Dominion buyout of SCE&G and how it affects the lake. As of now, there are no planned changes and I don’t think there will be any big changes in the future.

If you have any questions for me about Lake Murray, Lake Murray real estate, or any other kind of real estate, don’t hesitate to give me a call or send me an email. I look forward to hearing from you soon.