High Water Continues at Lake Shelbyville

Published June 26, 2019

Lake Shelbyville - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Lake Shelbyville is reporting continued high water conditions at the lake. The pool elevation has risen to 10.32 feet above normal summer pool (599.7 feet referenced to the National Geodetic Vertical Datum (NGVD). The level on Tuesday, June 25 was 610.02 feet NVGD.  The discharge rate was 1750 cubic feet per second (cfs) and the inflow was 4170 cfs.

The rising pool has impacted some sites around the lake. All campgrounds are open, boat launch facilities are open in all major recreation areas.  Dam West and Wolf Creek Beaches are open.  The General Dacey Trail and Camp Camfield Trails are open.

During high water periods, boaters should use extra caution on the lake and be aware of lower bridge clearances, floating debris, and submerged hazards.

As the water at Lake Shelbyville continues to remain above normal levels, visitors should be aware that some areas will be temporarily impacted. If an area is posted closed, do not enter the area. Please remember to wear your life jacket when on or near the water.

To receive the most up to date information, please call the Lake Shelbyville Project Office at 217-774 3951. Revised news releases will be issued as lake conditions change.

Ashley Florey
(217) 774-3951

Release no. 19-028