US Army Corps of Engineers
Nashville District

  • NR 12-015: Lake Barkley hydro units generate during TVA emergency

    GRAND RIVERS, Ky. (May 23, 2012) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District responded to a Tennessee Valley Authority request today to ramp up its hydro power generation at the Lake Barkley Dam Power House.
  • NR 12-014: Nashville District cautions boaters in low-water conditions

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 23, 2012) – With Memorial Day weekend fast approaching and an anticipated increase in traffic on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District lakes, boaters are urged to be cautious in low-water conditions at Lake Barkley, Center Hill and J. Percy Priest Lakes.
  • NR 12-013: Nashville District unveils a new water management education resource

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 14, 2012) – Aimed at informing public about the Corps of Engineers’ flood risk management mission, the Nashville District has produced a Water Management Education Series.
  • NR 12-010: Drought conditions impacting Cumberland River Basin

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 8, 2012) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announced today potential impacts due to developing drought conditions within the Cumberland River Basin.
  • NR 12-008: Nashville District relaxes Lake Cumberland water release guidelines

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 3, 2012) – The Nashville District has been approved to relax the guidelines for releasing water from Lake Cumberland. The Interim Risk Reduction Measure currently in place requires the district to hold the lake level as close to elevation 680 feet as rainfall and ability to release water allows. However, the lake-level range for managing releases for the “most efficient use of water” is being relaxed from the previous elevation range of 680-to-683 feet to new elevation range of 680-to-685 feet.
  • NR 12-009: Corps responds to Gaylord Entertainment lawsuit

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 30, 2012) – Although reported in the media, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District has not received official notice of a lawsuit to be filed by Gaylord Entertainment and the A.O. Smith Corporation. If and when the lawsuit is filed, the Corps will be represented by the Department of Justice and any further comment will come from DOJ.
  • NR 12-007: Nashville District supporting Earth Day 2012 activities

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 19, 2012) – Celebrating Earth Day’s 42nd anniversary April 21, 2012, Nashville District lakes are uniting with local communities to promote this year’s Earth Day theme “Mobilize the Earth™” by raising awareness of environmental issues and providing opportunities for the public to participate in Earth-friendly activities. Individual lake activities supporting Earth Day are listed below.
  • NR 12-006: Nashville District wants to return Native American remains

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 10, 2012) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District wants to return the remains of one Native American to their tribe after being found in Cheatham County last year.
  • NR 12-001: Nashville District accepting lease applications for proposed new marina at Lake Cumberland

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 19, 2012) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is soliciting proposals for development and operation of a new commercial concession marina with related facilities and services at Rowena Landing South on Lake Cumberland in Russell County, just north of Albany, Ky.