Well-researched column by Dalane Kitzman in the Dispatch last summer. Dr. Dalane W. Kitzman has lived at High Rock Lake for nearly 15 years and is a physician-researcher at Wake Forest School of Medicine.
There has been a lot of discussion regarding the theoretical benefits of a state government takeover of High Rock Dam. There has not been much discussion about the potential adverse consequences. No one knows exactly what would happen to our beloved lake after a transfer to state government. However, one can get a good idea by looking at what has happened to other reservoirs transferred to or operated by state governments. read more . . .