Keowee – Toxaway Project 2016 License Order

INDEX OF KEY POINTS RELATED TO LAKE KEOWEE WATER LEVEL MANAGEMENT AND DOCKS

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  • Page 8 Paragraph 34 specifies the new lowest lake elevation for Lake Keowee as 790′.
  • Page 9 Paragraph 35 tasks Duke Energy with implementation of the Low Inflow Protocol (“LIP”); the lake level management strategy for the Project as further specified in Appendix B which begins on Page 51.
  • Page 22 Paragraphs 85 and 86 task Duke Energy with implementing modifications to the Shoreline Management Plan (“SMP”) for Lake Keowee to permit existing dock owners to apply to expand their private docks up to 200 square feet beyond the SMP’s maximum limit of 1,100 square feet to reach deeper water through December 31, 2020.
  • Page 51 Appendix B provides details of the Low Inflow Protocol (“LIP”) for the Project, identifies the trigger points for various stages of drought and establishes what actions are taken in each stage.
  • Page 63 Paragraph 8a provides that in stage 4 drought there will be no conscious release of water that would purposely put Lake Keowee below 791.5′.

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