Fort Loudoun Lake

TENNESSEE


Lake Level
812.55 FEET
9/26/2016
Full Pool: 813.0
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Belgium's Marino Vanhoenacker shrugs off trash talk, wins Ironman Chattanooga [photos, videos]

Times Free Press

Date: 9/25/2016 9:51:00 PM

Marino Vanhoenacker spent the past few weeks cycling around Chattanooga, running along the Tennessee River, swimming at the Baylor School and eating at the Waffle House at the intersection of Dayton Boulevard and Signal Mountain Road. After all

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Pangorge Adventure Race benefits Tennessee River Gorge

Nooga

Date: 9/25/2016 5:24:00 AM

The third annual Pangorge Adventure Race will take place Nov. 12, with proceeds going to benefit the Tennessee River Gorge Trust. A one-day triathlon, Pangorge takes place within the scenic Tennessee River Gorge, just a few miles west of downtown Chattanooga

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Rexrode: There's a championship trait in these erratic Vols

The Tennessean

Date: 9/24/2016 7:27:00 PM

That’s the championship asset that revealed itself Saturday in front of 102,455 on the Tennessee River, brought to life by the second-half brilliance of quarterback Joshua Dobbs and defensive end Derek Barnett. “I hope you guys understand the resolve

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River Litter Cleanup

Times Daily

Date: 9/24/2016 1:02:00 PM

The Tennessee River Litter Tournament hauled in hundreds of pounds of trash from both the water and banks of the Tenn. River on Saturday. Dozens of volunteers spent the day collecting trash for a cash prize

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Reed, Huskey campaign in the lone remaining Decatur council race

Decatur Daily

Date: 9/23/2016 11:10:00 PM

Reed and Huskey want to represent a district that stretches from Point Mallard to downtown in Southeast and Northeast Decatur and reaches across the Tennessee River into the city’s annexed area in Limestone County. The annual salary for the position is $

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• River: Tennessee River
• Length: 360 Miles
• Surface Area: 14,600 Acres
• Volume: 386,500 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 9,555 Square Miles
• Length: 55 Miles
Fort Loudoun Reservoir, located on the Tennessee River at Knoxville, is the uppermost in the chain of nine TVA reservoirs that form a continuous navigable channel from there to Paducah, Kentucky, 652 miles away.

Fort Loudoun Reservoir takes its name from the 18th-century British fort built on a nearby site during the French and Indian War. The fort was named for John Campbell, the fourth Earl of Loudoun, commander of British forces in North America at the time.

Fort Loudoun is a popular recreation destination, known for bass fishing, boating, and birdwatching. The tailwater area immediately below the dam is an excellent site for viewing a variety of waterbirds, including herons, cormorants, gulls, osprey, and bald eagles.

The reservoir is connected by a short canal to Tellico Reservoir on the nearby Little Tennessee River. Water is diverted through the canal to Fort Loudoun for power production. The canal also offers commercial barges access to Tellico without the need for a lock. Barges passing through the Fort Loudoun lock carry about half a million tons of cargo a year.
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