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Lake Shelbyville to host Pack the Park at Forest W. “Bo” Wood
Camping season is finally upon us. To celebrate, Lake Shelbyville, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will provide free camping during Pack the Park at Forest W. “Bo” Wood Campground on May 11-13, 2017. Campsites will be available on a first come, first served basis Thursday through Saturday night. Paid camping will resume on Sunday, May 14.
Published: 5/9/2017
High Water at Lake Shelbyville
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Lake Shelbyville has reported high water conditions at the lake. The pool elevation has risen to 11.39 feet above normal summer pool (599.7 feet referenced to the National Geodetic Vertical Datum (NGVD). The level as of 7 a.m. on Tuesday, May 9 was 611.09 feet NVGD and the discharge rate was 1,900 cubic feet per second (cfs). Lake Shelbyville is expected to crest on Thursday, May 11, at 612.5 feet NGVD. This is based on the current discharge rate with no additional precipitation.
Published: 5/9/2017
Lake Shelbyville and Carlyle Lake Prevent Major Flood Damage
As of 10:00 a.m. on Friday, May 5, 2017 the pool elevation at Carlyle Lake was 453.29 feet, referenced to the National Geodetic Vertical Datum (NGVD), with a release of approximately 5,000 cubic feet per second (cfs). The average inflow from May 1st through May 4th was 29,495 day second feet (dsf).
Published: 5/5/2017
Okaw Valley School District receives national award for partnership with Lake Shelbyville
Maj. Gen. Michael Wehr, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi Valley Division commander, presented Okaw Valley School District with the 2016 Excellence in Partnership Award today, during a special ceremony at Okaw Valley High School.
Published: 3/29/2017

Lake Shelbyville

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Mailing Address:
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Lake Shelbyville
1989 State Highway 16
Shelbyville, IL 62565

Telephone:
Phone: (217) 774-3951
Email:
LakeShelbyville@usace.army.mil

Office Hours: 
Hours: M-F 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Camping Reservations: 
1-877-444-6777


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