Tag: lake level
  • NR 20-004: Center Hill Lake levels rising for 2020 recreation season

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 24, 2020) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District has received approval to return Center Hill Lake to normal operations, which means that lake levels will be on the rise for the upcoming recreation season.
  • NR 19-002: Center Hill Lake level lowering for Ike Park boat ramp

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 1, 2019) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is actively lowering Center Hill Lake to construct the lower portion of a two-lane boat ramp at Eisenhower “Ike” Park in Lancaster, Tenn. The Corps is restoring the recreation area located upstream from Center Hill Dam that it closed in 2008 due to the dam safety rehabilitation project.
  • NR 14-007: Lake Cumberland fills up in time for 2014 recreation season

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 1, 2014) – Lake Cumberland in eastern Kentucky surpassed elevation 723 feet last night assuring the recreation season will begin with the reservoir at its historic summer pool level for the first time since 2006.
  • 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.