US Army Corps of Engineers
Nashville District

  • NR 18-011: Public invited to workshop, open house for Center Hill Lake Master Plan revision

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 4, 2018) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District invites the public to a workshop for the Center Hill Lake Master Plan revision from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at the DeKalb County Community Complex in Smithville, Tenn. The open house is 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, May 24, 2018 at the Center Hill Lake Resource Manager’s Office in Lancaster, Tenn.
  • NR 18-010: Public meeting set for Center Hill Dam Modification Study

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 23, 2018) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is hosting a public scoping meeting 6-8 p.m. Thursday, May 3, 2018 at the Buffalo Valley Community Center to present information to the public regarding a current Dam Safety Modification Study (DSMS) to further reduce risk at Center Hill Dam.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers supports the administration’s One Federal Decision Memorandum of Understanding

    Washington (April 10, 2018) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers fully supports the administration’s One Federal Decision Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that was signed Monday by numerous secretaries of federal agencies, including the Department of the Army.
  • NR 18-009: Public invited for Cordell Hull Dam Powerhouse tour on Cumberland River

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 10, 2018) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District invites the public for a free tour of Cordell Hull Dam Hydropower Plant in Carthage, Tenn. Free tours for the general public are Saturday, May 19; and Saturday, June 9. Tours of the facility are limited to 45 persons and each tour begins at 9 a.m. Central Time. Pre-registration is required for all tour guests, including minors. The deadline to register is seven business days prior to scheduled tour. Personal information collected during sign-up is used for security background checks.
  • NR 18-008: Media invited to cover Chickamauga Lock congressional visit

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 3, 2018) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District and Tennessee Valley Authority invite the media to cover a congressional visit to Chickamauga Lock 10 a.m. Monday, April 9, 2018 in Chattanooga, Tenn. Congressman Chuck Fleischmann, U.S. Representative for Tennessee’s 3rd Congressional District, and Congressman Scott DesJarlais, U.S. Representative for Tennessee’s 4th Congressional District, are visiting to check on the progress of repairs being completed by the Corps of Engineers Regional Light Fleet to the upper miter gate anchorage of the existing lock, and for an update of the Chickamauga Lock Replacement Project. Subject matter experts will be available to discuss the ongoing maintenance at the lock and address other questions about the on-site work.
  • NR 18-007: Public invited for J. Percy Priest Dam Powerhouse tour on Stones River

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 22, 2018) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District at J. Percy Priest Dam & Reservoir is offering two free guided tours of the J. Percy Priest Hydroelectric Dam in celebration of the reservoir's 50th anniversary. Dam tours will be held Friday, June 29, 2018 at 11:45 a.m. and 1 p.m. There is a limit of 25 people per tour.
  • NR 18-006: Public invited for Dale Hollow Dam tour on Obey River

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 20, 2018) – In celebration of the 75th Anniversary of Dale Hollow Dam on the Obey River, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District invites the public for a free tour of Dale Hollow Dam Hydropower Plant in Celina, Tenn.
  • NR 18-005: Barkley Reservoir to store water, reduce Ohio River and Mississippi River flood crests

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 2, 2018) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announced today that it is continuing its flood control operation by using flood control storage in Lake Barkley to help mitigate the ongoing flood event on the Ohio River. This may cause minor high water impacts to communities along the Cumberland River in Lyon and Trigg Counties in Kentucky, and Stewart and Montgomery Counties in Tennessee.
  • NR 18-004: Expect higher levels, stronger currents on Cumberland River

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 18, 2018) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announced today that it expects higher levels and flows along the Cumberland River this week due to releases from Corps dams over the next three days, even though the weather is expected to be dry during this time. The dry weather is allowing the Corps to continue regaining storage in upstream reservoirs. The stage at Nashville will rise approximately four feet from a stage of 31 feet to near 35 feet today and remain elevated through midweek. The flow currently at Nashville is more than 40 million gallons of water per minute.
  • President's Fiscal 2019 Budget for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works Program released

    WASHINGTON (Feb. 12, 2018) - The President’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2019 (FY 2019) includes $4.785 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.