The Sentinel-Record/Mara Kuhn REMMEL DAM: Entergy Arkansas Inc. continued to release water through the spillway gates at Remmel Dam into the Ouachita River on Monday after heavy weekend rains raised Lake Ouachita, located upstream of the dam, into the flood pool. Releases from Blakely Mountain Dam, which forms Ouachita, have to be done in conjunction with releases from Remmel and Carpenter Dam, which forms Lake Hamilton.

The Sentinel-Record/Mara Kuhn REMMEL DAM: Entergy Arkansas Inc. continued to release water through the spillway gates at Remmel Dam into the Ouachita River on Monday after heavy weekend rains raised Lake Ouachita, located upstream of the dam, into the flood pool. Releases from Blakely Mountain Dam, which forms Ouachita, have to be done in conjunction with releases from Remmel and Carpenter Dam, which forms Lake Hamilton.

High water shuts down campsites

By Mark Gregory
This article was published May 3, 2016 at 4:00 a.m.

Some U.S. Army Corps of Engineers campsites on Lake Ouachita have been closed due to high water, and the lake's level was still rising slowly on Monday.

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