Lake Chehaw drawdown starts today

ALBANY, Ga. — A controlled drawdown of Lake Chehaw/Lake Worth begins today and will continue through the end of October.

Georgia Power Co., which conducts the drawdown, says lake residents should secure their boats during the drawdown, which will be at least eight feet.

Additional information on the drawdown can be obtained from Georgia Power's Barletts Ferry Land Management Office at (706) 317-6061.