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  • NR 19-039: Public invited for tour of Cheatham Dam and Powerhouse

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 16, 2019) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District invites the public for a free tour of Cheatham Dam Lock and Dam and Hydropower Plant in Ashland City, Tenn., 11 a.m. Central Time Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019.
  • NR 19-031: Lake Cumberland reopens recreation facilities earlier than projected

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 9, 2019) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces recreation facilities affected by a pool of record at Lake Cumberland in February 2019 are reopening earlier than projected.
  • NR 19-029: Corps conducting flood reduction surveys in Bell County

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 18, 2019) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is performing structure surveys in Bell County, Kentucky during the spring and summer of 2019 to identify homes and businesses that are vulnerable to a recurrence of the destructive April 1977 flood, the most severe flood in the region in the last six decades.
  • NR 19-025: Public invited for Cordell Hull Dam Powerhouse tour on Cumberland River

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 18, 2019) -- 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 18; and Saturday, June 15.
  • NR 19-021: Flood reduction surveys scheduled for Bell County, Kentucky

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 4, 2019) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is performing structure surveys in the spring and summer of 2019 to identify homes and businesses in Bell County, Kentucky that are vulnerable to a recurrence of the destructive April 1977 flood, the most severe flood in the region in the last 62 years.
  • NR 19-019: Nashville District working to reassign Lock C to Fort Campbell

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 29, 2019) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is in the process of supplementing the Lake Barkley Master Plan reclassifying the Lock C site in Montgomery County, Tenn., from “Multiple Resource Management – Low Density Recreation” to “Multiple Resource Management – Future/Inactive Recreation Area.” This designation would allow the Corps of Engineers to reassign the area to the U.S. Army Garrison at Fort Campbell, Ky.
  • NR 19-017: Recreation facilities receive damage assessments as waters recede

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 14, 2019) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is assessing damage to recreation facilities at its 10 lakes in the Cumberland River Basin as high waters begin to recede.
  • NR 19-016: Wolf Creek Dam decreasing releases to 43,000 cfs today

    JAMESTOWN, Ky. (March 13, 2019) – Officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announce that releases at Wolf Creek Dam are decreasing from 52,000 cubic feet per second to 43,000 cfs by this afternoon.
  • NR 19-015: Nashville District dams saved $1.72 billion in flood damage

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 5, 2019) – The 10 dams operated by the Corps of Engineers in the Cumberland River Basin performed as designed during the wettest February on record, saving an estimated $1.72 billion in would-be flood damage to the region.
  • NR 19-014: Lake Cumberland hits record lake level, begins to recede

    JAMESTOWN, Ky. (Feb. 27, 2019) – Officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announce that Lake Cumberland hit a record lake level Tuesday, Feb. 26, and Wolf Creek Dam has also reached record releases today. Water levels are beginning to recede.