Cherokee Lake

TENNESSEE


Lake Level
1,051.40 FEET
3/24/2017
Full Pool: 1,073.0
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TVA begins to refill tributary reservoirs, hoping for more rain

WRCB 3 Chattanooga

Date: 3/16/2017 10:45:00 AM

Some East Tennessee reservoirs have a long way to go. Cherokee Lake needs to come up 24 feet, while Fontana needs to come up 48 feet. In order for all the lake to be at their summer recreation levels by June 1, we need to receive an inch-and-a-half or rain

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Water Resources Outlook (March 2017)

NWS Southeast River Forecast Center

Date: 3/16/2017

Water Resources Outlook (March

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TVA begins to refill tributary reservoirs, hopeful for more rain

WBIR-TV

Date: 3/14/2017 9:00:00 PM

Some East Tennessee reservoirs have a long way to go. Cherokee Lake needs to come up 24 feet, while Fontana needs to come up 48 feet. In order for all the lake to be at their summer recreation levels by June 1, we need to receive an inch-and-a-half or rain

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Water Resources Outlook (March 2017)

Southeast River Forecast Center

Date: 3/6/2017

Water Resources Outlook (March

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Introducing Administrator Pruitt

EPA

Date: 2/22/2017

Last week, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt was confirmed and sworn in as the 14th Administrator of EPA. Administrator Pruitt believes promoting and protecting a strong and healthy environment is one of the lifeblood priorities of the government, and EPA is a vital part of that mission. As Administrator, Mr

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• River: Holston River
• Length: 463 Miles
• Surface Area: 30,200 Acres
• Volume: 1,565,400 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 3,428 Square Miles
• Length: 60 Miles
Water Source - A TVA impoundment of the Holston River constructed in 1943 to provide hydroelectric power, flood control and recreation. Major tributaries include Poor Valley, Ray and German creeks.

Water - Fertile and often stained from muddy runoff, or algae that produces a greenish tint. The thermocline develops in April and is most pronounced during the priod between June and September.

Bottom - Rock, gravel and clay dominate the bottom.

Shoreline - Much of the rolling, hilly land surrounding the lake is developed with homes and farmland. Many rocky bluffs are present around the lake.

Cover - The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has a program for the installation of fish attractors. In additiona, planting black willow and buttonbush is ongoing. Half-log nesting devices have been installed to increase natural reproduction of smallmouth bass.
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