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  • 2021 Water Control Operations/Dam Safety Meeting

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced plans for a public workshop to be held on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. at the Mariner’s Village Resort Conference Center in Carlyle, Illinois.
  • Weekend Activities at Carlyle Lake, July 9 - 11

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Carlyle Lake is preparing for a fun and safe weekend. Whether you enjoy fishing, camping, boating or other outdoor activities, Carlyle Lake offers an abundance of recreation opportunities. While participating in water related recreation activities, always wear your life jacket. Over two-thirds of people who drown never had any intention of being in the water.
  • Weekend Activities at Carlyle Lake, June 25-27

    June is National Camping month and Carlyle Lake is the perfect place to camp. The Corps of Engineers and Illinois Department of Natural Resources offer campgrounds available around the lake. Corps of Engineer campgrounds Dam West, Coles Creek, and Boulder and the Illini campground at Eldon Hazlet State Park offer a mix of reservable and first come first serve individual sites, while McNair/Dam East Spillway Campground offers first come first serve individual sites. Enjoy great views of the lake and Kaskaskia River at one of our many waterfront campsites. Make your reservations today at www.recreation.gov or by calling 1-877-444-6777 for the Corps of Engineers’ campgrounds or visit www.reserveamerica.com for Eldon Hazlet State Park camping.
  • Public Meetings to be held regarding the Carlyle Lake & Kaskaskia River Project Master Plan Updates

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Carlyle Lake/Kaskaskia River Project, will host three public workshops next week. This will conclude a series of five workshops regarding Master Plan updates for Carlyle Lake and the Kaskaskia River Project. The public is invited to attend these workshops on the Master Plan update process and afford the opportunity to receive input from the public about their issues and concerns regarding the future management of Carlyle Lake and the Kaskaskia River Project.
  • Carlyle Lake Pool Crest Update, as of December 30, 2015

    As of 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday December 30, 2015 the pool elevation at Carlyle Lake was 455.34 feet, referenced to the National Geodetic Vertical Datum (NGVD), with a release of approximately 5,000 cubic feet per second (cfs). The inflow for Tuesday December 29, 2015 was approximately 63,523 day second feet (dsf). With current precipitation on the ground, Carlyle Lake is forecasted to crest at 458.5 feet NGVD on Saturday, January 2, 2016.
  • Carlyle Lake Update, as of December 29, 2015

    As of 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday December 29, 2015 the pool elevation at Carlyle Lake was 452.50 feet, referenced to the National Geodetic Vertical Datum (NGVD), with a release of approximately 5,000 cubic feet per second (cfs). The inflow for Monday December 28, 2015 was approximately 53,860 day second feet (dsf). With current precipitation on the ground, Carlyle Lake is forecasted to crest at 456.0 feet NGVD on Friday, January 1, 2016.
  • Carlyle Lake Update, as of Monday, December 28, 2015

    As of 1:00 p.m. on Monday December 28, 2015 the pool elevation at Carlyle Lake was 449.44 feet, referenced to the National Geodetic Vertical Datum (NGVD), with a release of approximately 5,000 cubic feet per second (cfs). The inflow for Sunday December 27, 2015 was approximately 24,750 day second feet (dsf). With current precipitation on the ground, Carlyle Lake is forecasted to crest at <455.0 feet NGVD on Saturday January 2, 2016.
  • Carlyle Lake Update; June 29

    As of 1:00 p.m. on Monday June 29, 2015, the pool elevation at Carlyle Lake was 454.30 feet, referenced to the National Geodetic Vertical Datum (NGVD), with a release rate of approximately 5,000 cubic feet of water per second (cfs). The inflow for Sunday June 28, 2015 was approximately 5,390 day second feet (dsf). Without additional rainfall, the lake is currently cresting at 454.30 feet NGVD. The targeted summer pool is 445.0 feet NGVD. Carlyle Lake is currently working as designed to lessen flooding on downstream sections of the Kaskaskia and Mississippi Rivers.
  • Carlyle faces issues with Water Quantity, not Water Quality

    Testing at Carlyle Lake has shown that the water meets all state and federal regulations for safe public use.
  • Corps of Engineers holds public workshop on water control

    Carlyle Lake will hold a public workshop Monday night to provide updated information on water control operations at the lake.