Ross Barnett Reservoir News

7/19/2018
Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook - July 2018

7/18/2018 5:47:00 PM
Miami Herald
Only customers who get water from the Ross Barnett Reservoir are affected. A minority of customers on Jackson's south side who get water from wells are not affected.

7/12/2018 8:36:00 AM
The Commercial Dispatch
If there is evidence, the legislature has made sure it will not be discovered. Metaphorically, they throw all the smoking guns into Ross Barnett Reservoir. So we'll probably never know for sure if Ree...

7/5/2018 7:40:00 PM
WLBT
Litter and debris are causing some serious issues for those who love to fish along the spillway and the Ross Barnett Reservoir. Driving along the spillway at the reservoir, you can't help but notice t...

7/4/2018 11:50:00 PM
WLBT
Fourth of July is our country's birthday and what better way to blow the candles out than hanging out at spots like Liberty Park in Madison, or the Ross Barnett Reservoir? But this year Reservoir Poli...

7/3/2018 9:10:00 PM
WLBT
People will be enjoying the holiday by swimming in places life the Ross Barnett Reservoir. But even on the water, people should be on the lookout for how shallow the depth is. "It's absolutely critical to check the depth of the water before you jump in ...

7/1/2018 5:08:00 AM
WDAM-TV
The City of Jackson Department of Parks and Recreation hosted its 4th of July celebration Saturday evening. The event took place at Smith-Wills stadium on Lakeland Drive. The event featured fireworks, ...

6/30/2018 9:11:00 PM
WLBT
The City of Jackson Department of Parks and Recreation hosted its 4th of July celebration Saturday evening. The event took place at Smith-Wills stadium on Lakeland Drive. The event featured fireworks, live music and dance performances. Mayor Chokwe Lumumba ...

6/30/2018 9:11:00 PM
WAVE
The City of Jackson Department of Parks and Recreation hosted its 4th of July celebration Saturday evening. The event took place at Smith-Wills stadium on Lakeland Drive. The event featured fireworks, ...

6/28/2018 10:11:00 PM
U.S. News & World Report
He says officials found giant salvinia Wednesday in the Pelahatchie Bay area of Ross Barnett Reservoir, north of Jackson. The plant was scattered over a 5-acre (2-hectare) area. It forms thick surface ...

6/27/2018 8:06:00 AM
NOLA.com
Andrew Whitehurst, who directs the water program for the Gulf Restoration Network, a group that opposes the project, told the council that adding a second lake to the upper Pearl - the much larger Ross Barnett Reservoir is already there - could bring ...

6/24/2018 4:30:00 PM
The Advocate
Flow requirements set for the Ross Barnett Reservoir will apply to this project, the site says, and emergency gates have been added to the design of a proposed underwater dam that can be opened to all...

6/21/2018 3:38:00 PM
WLBT
A man who drowned at Ross Barnett Reservoir Sunday night left behind three children, ages 9-23. Forty-Six-year-old Charles Bogan's body was recovered from the reservoir Monday. "Drowned, that's the last thing anyone would expect to hear," said Kenneth ...

6/18/2018 7:49:00 AM
The Clarion-Ledger
Boater found dead at Ross Barnett Reservoir is identified Two men fell into the water on Sunday around 8 p.m., the Reservoir Police said. Check out this story on clarionledger.com: https://www.clarionledger.com/story/news/2018/06/18/missing-boaters-body ...

6/18/2018 7:34:00 AM
WDAM-TV
A man's body has been recovered from the Ross Barnett Reservoir following a boating accident. He has been identified as 46-year-old Charles Bogan of Jackson. According to the coroner, his death is being investigated as a drowning, but an autopsy is being ...

6/18/2018 7:20:00 AM
WDAM-TV
A man's body has been recovered from the Ross Barnett Reservoir following a boating accident. He has been identified as 46-year-old Charles Bogan of Jackson. According to the coroner, his death is bei...

6/18/2018 7:20:00 AM
WDAM-TV
A man's body has been recovered from the Ross Barnett Reservoir following a boating accident. He has been identified as 46-year-old Charles Bogan of Jackson. According to the coroner, his death is being investigated as a drowning, but an autopsy is being ...

6/17/2018 7:20:00 PM
NewsWest 9
A man's body has been recovered from the Ross Barnett Reservoir following a boating accident. He has been identified as 46-year-old Charles Bogan of Jackson. According to the coroner, his death is bei...

6/17/2018 7:20:00 PM
Action News 5
A man's body has been recovered from the Ross Barnett Reservoir following a boating accident. Law enforcement officers tells us he is one of two man who fell from a boat near the Breakers Sunday night. The other man was able to get to shore, but the victim ...

6/17/2018 7:20:00 PM
WAVE
A man's body has been recovered from the Ross Barnett Reservoir following a boating accident. He has been identified as 46-year-old Charles Bogan of Jackson. According to the coroner, his death is bei...

6/17/2018 7:20:00 PM
WLBT
A man's body has been recovered from the Ross Barnett Reservoir following a boating accident. Law enforcement officers tells us he is one of two men who fell from a boat near the Breakers Sunday night. The other man was able to get to shore safely, but the ...

6/17/2018 7:20:00 PM
WLBT
A man's body has been recovered from the Ross Barnett Reservoir following a boating accident. He has been identified as 46-year-old Charles Bogan of Jackson. According to the coroner, his death is being investigated as a drowning, but an autopsy is being ...

6/15/2018 7:27:00 PM
Daily Leader
The recreational center of the river is the Ross Barnett Reservoir between Madison and Rankin counties, a 33,000-acre manmade lake built in 1963 that is the state’s largest drinking water resource. The Ross Barnett Reservoir was pitched as a flood ...

6/8/2018 4:42:00 PM
WLBT
Recently, an independent group, testing the water at the Ross Barnett Reservoir, found high levels of E. coli in the water where the Dragon Boat Regatta is supposed to take place this weekend. This water testing was done by the Pearl Riverkepper.

6/8/2018 12:52:00 AM
WDAM-TV
The Ross Barnett Reservoir is a destination for many people during the warm months, but there is now a concern that some people recreating in the water are creating dangers for others by placing metal markers into the ground. Since the reservoir was ...

6/7/2018 4:28:00 PM
WLBT
The Ross Barnett Reservoir is a destination for many people during the warm months, but there is now a concern that some people recreating in the water are creating dangers for others by placing metal markers into the ground. Since the reservoir was ...

6/7/2018 12:52:00 PM
KLTV
The Ross Barnett Reservoir is a destination for many people during the warm months, but there is now a concern that some people recreating in the water are creating dangers for others by placing metal ...

6/7/2018 12:52:00 PM
WAVE
The Ross Barnett Reservoir is a destination for many people during the warm months, but there is now a concern that some people recreating in the water are creating dangers for others by placing metal markers into the ground. Since the reservoir was ...

6/2/2018 8:18:00 PM
WLBT
The Triathlon consists of a half mile swim in the Ross Barnett Reservoir, followed by a 27.5-mile bike ride along the Natchez Trace Parkway, then a 10 kilometer run along Ridgeland's Multi-Use Trail. "I ran cross country in High School, and that still ...

5/28/2018 2:36:00 PM
WJTV
ROSS BARNETT RESERVOIR - The people who weren't dodging storm weather on the beach or driving, were probably enjoying a little time on the water at the Ross Barnett Reservoir. Traffic was high on the water today where people were taking advantage of the ...

5/28/2018 10:54:00 AM
Fishing
Local boater Shannon Denson of Brandon, Mississippi, brought a five-bass limit to the scale weighing 21 pounds, 1 ounce Saturday to win the 2018 T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Mississippi Division event at Ross Barnett Reservoir presented by ...

5/27/2018 11:37:00 PM
Fishing
Well, Stephen Browning certainly had all those elements lined up, but to close the deal on his Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Central Open at Ross Barnett Reservoir he needed one final piece of the puzzle — the right rod. First, the background: warming ...

5/25/2018 9:22:00 AM
WAPT Jackson
It’s Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial start of summer. That means barbecues, swimming and boating. The Ross Barnett Reservoir is expected to be busy this weekend. “This time of year, especially holiday weekends, we try not to be on the water as ...

5/21/2018 7:03:00 PM
BassResource.com
The largest bass fishing site on the Web! The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide Denson Wins Bass Fishing Tournament at Ross Barnett Reservoir Shannon Denson of Brandon, Mississippi, brought a five-bass limit to the scale weighing 21 pounds, 1 ounce ...

5/17/2018 9:41:00 PM
djournal.com
“The excitement is all about the hunt of the fish. Back then, though, if we saw five other boats in a weekend hand grabbing on Ross Barnett Reservoir, we thought it was crowded.” In the years since, he and his friends have seen such crowds triple or ...

5/14/2018 11:47:00 AM
WAPT Jackson
A fisherman at the Ross Barnett Reservoir reported seeing something unusual on sonar Friday night near the Breakers Condominiums and reported it to Reservoir police, who confirmed the location using the department’s sonar equipment. Divers found ...

5/14/2018 11:47:00 AM
WAPT Jackson
A fisherman at the Ross Barnett Reservoir reported seeing something unusual on sonar Friday night near the Breakers Condominiums and reported it to Reservoir police, who confirmed the location using the department’s sonar equipment. Divers found ...

5/14/2018 10:56:00 AM
WCBI
Police at one Mississippi lake have made an unconventional catch – a car stolen 22 years ago. Ross Barnett Reservoir Police say a fisherman on Friday alerted them after seeing an unusual image on sonar usually used to find fish. Divers from the Ridgeland ...

5/14/2018 7:11:00 AM
WLBT
A car that was stolen 22 years ago from Jackson was pulled from the Ross Barnett reservoir Friday night. According to Reservoir Police, they were alerted to an unusual SONAR image near the Breakers Condominium by a concerned fisherman. Police sent divers ...

5/11/2018 8:21:00 AM
WLBT
The 37th annual Pepsi Pops will take place Friday, May 11, at Ross Barnett Reservoir’s Old Trace Park — with the assistance of Pepsi-Cola distributor, Brown Bottling Group. The gates will open at 4:30 p.m. and special guest hosts Marshall Ramsey and ...

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