The runoff is on
Water though the dam
When the rains come, runoff into the ditches is a natural occurrence after the soil is saturated. Much of the excess rains that fall on Rowan County will eventually end up in High Rock Lake. The overabundance of the water is passed along to the gates of the 89-year-old dam and into the next impoundment. The brownish turbid water flows with great power over the rocks and around the trees that manage to survive inside the flood plains.
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