The Belews Creek Steam Station is the largest coal-fired plant in the Duke Energy system. The lake is over 100 feet deep in spots and can reach depths of 130 feet near the dam.
Besides, is there a town under Belews Lake?
Belews Lake. Belews Lake is a reservoir in Stokes, Rockingham, Guilford and Forsyth counties of North Carolina, near the towns of Stokesdale and Pine Hall. It was created in 1973 by the Duke Energy corporation to provide cooling water for the corporation's Belews Creek Steam Station, a coal-burning power plant.
One may also ask, can you swim at Belews Lake?
Belews Lake, which is also called Belews Creek and Belews Creek Lake, isn't too far away. If you need a water fix, it can give you a quick dose of aquatic adrenaline. The water stays warm — sometimes unbearably, bath-water warm during the summer — because of Duke Power's Belews Creek Steam Station, built in 1973.
What kind of fish are in Belews Lake NC?
Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, spotted bass, channel catfish, white catfish, black crappie, bluegill, bream and white bass at Belews Lake in North Carolina. Due to the warm water runoff from the power plant, Belews Lake maintains a warmer water temperature during winter than most other area lakes.
How big is Belews Creek?