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Lake Levels

Lake Levels Scheduled Maintenance - Wednesday, March 6
Due to scheduled maintenance, data for both the Lake Levels website and Lake Info mobile app may be unavailable on Wednesday, March 6 (around 3-5 p.m. ET). Please call the Lake Line instead. We apologize for the inconvenience. 

Is today a good day for boating, fishing or swimming on your favorite TVA reservoir? Here’s where you can get all the data you need to plan your day on the water.

Get the most up-to-date information on each reservoir TVA manages, including today’s levels, predicted elevations, planned generation releases at the dams, reservoir operating guides, ecological health ratings, fish population survey results, recreation facilities and more.

NOTE: Information is updated throughout the day as conditions change, so check often.

Steering Clear of Dangers Near Dams

Planning to get out on the water today? Stay on the safe side by following basic water safety tips, and learning more about the hazards that can occur when boating, swimming or fishing near dams—including a guide to TVA’s dam warning systems.

Lake & Recreation News


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Biologists partner to bring rare animals back from the brink of extinction.

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Sandhill Cranes Reign on Reservoirs

This winter, visit the Valley region’s reservoirs to see the majestic migratory sandhill cranes.

Build a New Year’s Green Routine

Explore expert tips for environmental stewardship in the new year.