Folks who want to fish, hike or kayak on the Chattahoochee River down below Buford Dam need to know when excess water will be flushed from Lake Lanier. There are times when it can be a life or death situation. When you hear the warning sirens sounded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) at Lake Lanier, it can be too late to react.
We urge you to print out this list of water release resources and put it in a safe place that you will always remember.
Sources for Information on Buford Dam Water Releases
- Click Here for USACE Links to Water Releases
- Select: “Buford Dam/Lake Sidney Lanier” from the drop-down menu.
- Then, select the date you want from the second drop-down menu that will appear.
- Toll-free phone number: 855-326-3569
- Local number: 770-945-1466
Low-Power AM Radio Station
A low-power radio station continuously broadcasts water release information in the immediate vicinity of Buford Dam. Tune to 1610 AM to hear the latest information.