The Duck River
Reservoir Project...

is a fully permitted project to construct a 650 acre reservoir which will meet water needs for the next 75 years.
provides Cullman with additional drought-resistance
is located only six miles east of the Cullman water treatment plant.
offers Cullman complete ownership of the facilities and water rights.
provides a second water supply that can be routinely used to optimize water quality to the water treatmentplant.


Construction of the dam is nearing completion. The torrential rainfall of Christmas 2015 has filled the reservoir to 70% of full pool. Visitors should stay in designated observation areas away from active construction activities.
See map of accesible areas:

Time-lapse photos of the site:
Downstream view of spillway section
Upstream view of intake and lake