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[Kerr Lake] QRR flood plan receives final approval

Friday, June 10, 2016
South Hill Enterprise

Water management officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wilmington District have received final approval for a change to flood operations at John H. Kerr Dam and Reservoir. Under previous flood operations, stepped-up releases from Kerr were determined based on how high lake levels were in Kerr Reservoir. However, a more responsive plan for managing releases from Kerr called Quasi-Run-of-River (QRR) will now be in place for handling future flood events.