Check TVA lake levels on the go

Lake Levels – 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.

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.

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

Want your lake info to go? Download the TVA Lake Info app, an easy-to-use resource for operating on and around reservoirs and dams in the TVA region. Available for iPhone and Android devices.

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Latest Operating Information
WARNING! Water release schedules can change without notice due to unanticipated weather changes or power system requirements. Large amounts of water could be discharged at any time. Use caution! Obey all posted safety regulations and precautions! Vital safety information.

Generation Releases

DayTimeGenerators
12/27/2020Midnight – Midnight CST4 or more
12/28/2020Midnight – Midnight CST4 or more

Observed Data

DayTimeReservoir ElevationTailwater ElevationAverage Hourly Discharge
12/27/20209 AM CST410.71366.7686,328
12/27/202010 AM CST410.72366.8786,566
12/27/202011 AM CST410.74366.7685,900
12/27/2020Noon CST410.73366.7586,083
12/27/20201 PM CST410.76366.7386,041
12/27/20202 PM CST410.77366.7286,146
12/27/20203 PM CST410.78366.7786,219
12/27/20204 PM CST410.80366.7586,486

View data for previous 48 hours.

Predicted Data

DayAverage Inflow*Midnight Elevation*Average Outflow*
12/27/202093,145410.6786,225
12/28/202089,563410.5093,132
12/29/202089,260410.2095,905

*Elevations are in feet above sea level. Discharges are in cubic feet per second and are reported at the end of the hour.

Notes: Water release schedules are updated periodically throughout the day. Next-day release schedules are usually available by 6 p.m. of the current day.

Observed water levels also are updated periodically throughout the day. Predicted water levels are updated at least once a day, by 1 p.m. Eastern Time, and may be updated more frequently when conditions warrant.

Lake Info App

Want your lake info to go? Download the TVA Lake Info app, an easy-to-use resource for operating on and around reservoirs and dams in the TVA region. Available for iPhone and Android devices.

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