Fort Loudoun Lake


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Girl saved from SUV in Tennessee River with a body inside

10 News

Date: 10/21/2019 8:17:00 PM

Authorities rescued a 4-year-old girl from inside an SUV found in the Tennessee river with a body inside

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Daytime lane restriction planned for U.S. 60 Tennessee River Bridge at Ledbetter

WPSD Local 6

Date: 10/21/2019 8:17:00 PM

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says crews will be working on the U.S. 60 Tennessee River Bridge at Ledbetter starting Wednesday, Oct. 23. Lane restrictions are planned during the daylight hours

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UPDATE: Child rescued from SUV pulled from Tennessee River with body inside


Date: 10/21/2019 8:00:00 PM

UPDATE: A body was recovered from a gray Lincoln SUV in the Tennessee River on Monday afternoon in Marion County. Sheriff Bo Burnett says witnesses at the scene rescued a 4-year-old girl from that

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Child rescued from SUV in Tennessee River, body found inside vehicle

10 News

Date: 10/21/2019 6:49:00 PM

A 4-year-old girl was rescued from an SUV that was recovered from the Tennessee River on Monday, but authorities also recovered a body from the vehicle. The discovery was made near the Anchor Inn in

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UPDATE: Body found in SUV pulled from Tennessee River in Marion County


Date: 10/21/2019 2:05:00 PM

Detectives with the Marion County Sheriff's Office say a death investigation is underway after a vehicle with a body inside was found in the Tennessee River on Monday. The discovery was made near the

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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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