Jon Smith paddles his kayak from the landing below the dam in Fort Mill on his way down to the River Walk landing in Rock Hill. Duke is planning to raise the target water level in lakes Wylie, Norman and James six inches each summer, affecting recreational water flows from Lake Wylie for Catawba River paddlers downstream.
Jon Smith paddles his kayak from the landing below the dam in Fort Mill on his way down to the River Walk landing in Rock Hill. Duke is planning to raise the target water level in lakes Wylie, Norman and James six inches each summer, affecting recreational water flows from Lake Wylie for Catawba River paddlers downstream. Jeff Sochko Fort Mill Times file photo
Jon Smith paddles his kayak from the landing below the dam in Fort Mill on his way down to the River Walk landing in Rock Hill. Duke is planning to raise the target water level in lakes Wylie, Norman and James six inches each summer, affecting recreational water flows from Lake Wylie for Catawba River paddlers downstream. Jeff Sochko Fort Mill Times file photo

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