Water Released From North Carolina's Falls Lake After Flooding

StoryfulPublished: May 27, 201714 views
Published: May 27, 2017

The US Army Corp of Engineers released water from Falls Lake, North Carolina, into the Neuse River on May 1.

Water levels at Falls Lake rose by 10 feet above normal after last <a href="https://newswire.storyful.com/storylines/*/stories/165397?referred_from=News%20Licensed" target="_blank">week’s heavy rainfall</a>.

The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers began releasing water on Sunday, April 30 and will continue to release thousands of gallons for at <a href="http://wncn.com/2017/05/01/water-released-from-falls-lake-into-neuse-river-after-levels-rise-10-feet/" target="_blank">least two weeks</a>.

AboveCarolina.com told Storyful that nearby communities are worried that the large amounts of water being released might lead to more flooding.

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