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Lake Lanier's falling water level affects rowers, paddlers
Clubs worried about droughts impact on Olympic Park training, events
Lake Lanier Rowing Club Vice President Ann Marie Hynes looks out over the low water at the rowing clubs boathouse. The drop in water level has made it more difficult for athletes to get their boat to the docks and in the water.
Last winter, the boathouse at the Lake Lanier Olympic Park off Clarks Bridge Road had standing water and the bottom floor of the Olympic Timing Tower was inches away from being flooded.