Alabama Power to Reschedule Lowering of Lay Lake For Mid to Late July Due to Heavy Rains

Alabama Power is delaying the June 20 - June 23 lowering of Lay Lake after continued heavy rainfall over the past week. The lowering will be rescheduled for mid to late July.

Heavy rainfall prompted a change in the scheduled lowering and refilling of the lake. Any changes will be announced on the company's automated Reservoir Information System at 1-800-LAKES11 (1-800-525-3711). Callers can use the keypad of a touch-tone phone by pressing 4-4-5 to reach the Lay Lake - Special Operations segment.

Alabama Power owns and operates 14 hydroelectric plants in Alabama, providing clean, low-cost electricity. The facilities also provide more than 157,000 acres of water and more than 4,000 miles of shoreline for the public's use and enjoyment.

SOURCE: Alabama Power Company

CONTACT: Sandi Robinson of Alabama Power, +1-205-257-4155, or