Tag: water
  • Cheatham Dam

    Cheatham Dam is located in Cheatham County, Tenn., on the Cumberland River at mile 148.7 about nine miles downstream of Ashland City.  It is about 42 miles downstream from Nashville.Cheatham Dam was authorized by the Rivers and Harbors Act and approved July 24, 1946  by Public Law 525.  Inclusion of hydroelectric capability was authorized by Public
  • Chickamauga Navigation Lock

    Chickamauga Lock is  located at Tennessee River mile 471 only 6.9 miles above Chattanooga, Tennessee.It is 58.9 river miles downstream of Watts Bar Lock and 46.3 miles upriver from Nickajack Lock.Lock History TVA commenced preliminary investigation for the Chickamauga project during May 1935, and the Board of Directors authorized its construction
  • Dale Hollow Dam

    Dale Hollow Dam is located approximately three miles east of Celina, Tennessee on the Obey River, 7.3 miles above its juncture with the Cumberland River at river mile 380.0. Dale Hollow Lake covers portions of Clay, Pickett, Overton and Fentress Counties in Tennessee and Clinton and Cumberland Counties in Kentucky. The project consists of 27,700
  • Fort Loudoun Navigation Lock

    Fort Loudoun Lock is located near Lenoir City, Tennessee, some 55 miles downstream from Knoxville.It is at Tennessee River mile 602.3, some 73.4 miles upstream of Watts Bar Lock.Fort Loudoun is the uppermost dam on the Tennessee River.Lock History Fort Loudoun was the last dam built on the Tennessee River.  Construction of the dam began  July 8,
  • Guntersville Navigation Lock

    Guntersville Lock is located at Tennessee River mile 349, nine miles downstream from the city of Guntersville, Alabama.It is 75.3 miles downstream from Nickajack Lock and 74.1 miles above the Wheeler Locks.Lock History Construction of the auxiliary lock began in December 1935 and was put into operation in 1937  by TVA.  Work on the main lock began
  • Laurel River Lake

    The Nashville District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers welcomes you to Laurel River Lake.
  • Wheeler Navigation Lock

    Wheeler Navigation LockThe Wheeler Locks are located about 30 miles from Decatur, Alabama. The locks are at river mile 274.9.  They are 15 miles above the Wilson Locks and 74.1 miles below Guntersville Lock. The area called Muscle Shoals extended from Elk River to Florence, Alabama and featured a series of rapids, islands, reefs, and bars.  It