Watts Bar Lake

TENNESSEE


Lake Level
741.14 FEET
8/20/2018
Full Pool: 741.0
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Fun-filled Fall: Guide to festivals and fairs in North Alabama

Decatur Daily

Date: 8/18/2018 10:00:00 PM

The annual event at Point Mallard Park commemorates the four-day 1864 Civil War skirmish that took place along the Tennessee River. Along with the mock battles, the event will feature civilian and mil

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Kayak Tour From Chattanooga To Brown’s Ferry Set For Aug. 31

Chattanoogan.com

Date: 8/17/2018 2:36:00 PM

The public is invited to participate in a free, four-hour, kayak tour with a ranger on Friday, Aug. 31 at 9 a.m. National Park Partners and the Friends of Outdoor Chattanooga will sponsor an event whe

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Grant to improve safety at Devil’s Fork Loop Trail in Scott County

Kingsport Times-News

Date: 8/17/2018 6:40:00 AM

DUFFIELD — A popular tourist site in Scott County will soon see major improvements thanks to a $88,302 pilot program grant awarded to the Upper Tennessee River Roundtable. The money will be used to ma

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Hunter Museum Explores Its History With New Exhibition

Chattanoogan.com

Date: 8/16/2018 11:33:00 AM

With three buildings spanning different architectural periods and housing an important collection of American art, the Hunter Museum commands quite a physical presence on the bluff overlooking the Ten

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Kiwanis Duck Race Is Saturday

Chattanoogan.com

Date: 8/16/2018 7:33:00 AM

On the final day of Riverfront Nights, on Saturday, at 2 p.m., the Tennessee River may resemble a duck pond, as the Kiwanis Club of Chattanooga pours thousands of rubber ducks off the Walnut Street Br

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• River: Tennessee River
• Length: 783 Miles
• Surface Area: 39,000 Acres
• Volume: 1,132,000 Acre Feet
• Length: 72 Miles
Located about midway between Chattanooga and Knoxville, the lake begins as the Tennessee River below Fort Loudon Dam in Lenoir City, Tennessee and stretches 72.4 miles (116.5 km) to Watts Bar Dam, near Spring City, Tennessee.

The Clinch River connects to the main channel of the lake at mile 568 near Southwest Point in Kingston, Tennessee. The widening of the Clinch by the lake makes that river navigable all the way up to Melton Hill Dam, which is equipped with a navigation lock allowing navigation upstream through Oak Ridge and Clinton.

The partially navigable Emory River connects with the Clinch near the TVA's Kingston Steam Plant just upriver from the meeting with the Tennessee.

Including the Clinch and Emory arms, Watts Bar has 722 miles (1,160 km) of shoreline and 39,000 acres (160 km²) of surface area.

Minor tributaries include Poplar Creek, Caney Creek, and White's Creek. The lake contains several large islands, most notably Thief Neck Island, Long Island, and Sand Island.
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