Chickamauga Lake

TENNESSEE


Lake Level
676.52 FEET
1/21/2018
Full Pool: 683.0
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Bill seeking to return 76 acres of Cherokee homeland to go to Tennessee House chamber [photos]

Times Free Press

Date: 1/20/2018 9:04:00 PM

Areas that were once historic tribal headquarters along the Little Tennessee River were flooded. "I was pleased to introduce the Eastern Band Cherokee Historic Lands Reacquisition Act last January after extensive conversations with the Eastern Band

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Tennessee River Tug Boat Explosion Leaves 3 Dead: Police

Patch

Date: 1/20/2018 1:21:00 AM

A tug-boat explosion on the Tennessee River in Kentucky left three people dead and injured several others, according to Kentucky State Police. The Marshall County dispatch received a call reporting an explosion at 9:17 a.m. and numerous departments

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Three Killed in Blast at Kentucky Boatyard

The Maritime Executive

Date: 1/19/2018 11:50:00 PM

On Friday, an explosion on a towboat on the Tennessee River killed three individuals and seriously injured several others. The vessel was docked at a facility outside of Calvert City, Kentucky for repairs. On Friday morning, a blast occurred in her

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Three killed in tugboat explosion on the Tennessee River in Kentucky

Fox 17 Nashville

Date: 1/19/2018 7:25:00 PM

Officials say a boat or barge exploded on the Tennessee River in Kentucky, killing three and injuring others. Marshall County Emergency Management Director Curt Curtner says the explosion happened Friday at First Marine Dry Dock Boat and Barge Repair

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Three dead after Kentucky boat explosion

LOCAL8now

Date: 1/19/2018 6:32:00 PM

CALVERT CITY, Ky. (WVLT) -- Kentucky State Police detectives responded to an early morning explosion on the Tennessee River. According to KSP, Marshall County dispatch received a call reporting an explosion on a tug-boat docked on Hollinger Road at 9:17

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• River: Tennessee River
• Length: 810 Miles
• Surface Area: 34,500 Acres
• Volume: 705,300 Acre Feet
• Length: 60 Miles
Chickamauga Lake is a reservoir along the Tennessee River created when the Chickamauga Dam, as part of the Tennessee Valley Authority, was completed in 1940. The lake stretches from Watts Bar Dam at mile 529.9 (853 km) to Chickamauga Dam at mile 471.0 (758 km) making the lake 58.9 miles (94.8 km) long. It borders Rhea County, Meigs County, and Hamilton County with 810 miles (1,303 km) of shoreline and two bridges crossing it at State Highway 60 and Highway 30. The lake is commonly used for recreational and outdoor activities, especially at the southern end, due to the high population density surrounding it. It was named after the Chickamauga (tribe) of Cherokees who used to live in the area.

The Hiwassee River flows into Chickamauga lake at Hiwassee Island, just north of the Highway 60 bridge at mile 500 (804.5 km).
Chickamauga Lake is immediately downstream from Watts Bar Lake and immediately upstream from Nickajack Lake.

Full pool for Chickamauga lake is 682 feet above sea level. The normal operating envelope is a level of approximately 676 ft through the end of March, rising steadily to full pool level of 682 feet by the middle of May. Then, full pool is maintained through the end of August, at which time the level drops steadily back down to 676 ft by the end of November. Actual lake levels vary due to weather conditions and power needs.
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