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  • NR 20-030: Video highlights water management in Cumberland River Basin

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 10, 2020) – The public is invited to watch a newly released video that highlights how water is managed in the Cumberland River Basin in support of flood risk management, commercial navigation, hydropower production, water supply, environmental stewardship, and recreational opportunities.
  • NR 20-029: Old Hickory Lake 2020 Shoreline Management Plan approved

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 7, 2020) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces that the Great Lakes and Ohio River Division in Cincinnati, Ohio, has approved the Old Hickory Lake Shoreline Management Plan, which finalizes the review process.
  • NR 19-033: Parking lot near Old Hickory Dam closing for culvert repair

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 5, 2019) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces the closure of the Left Bank Recreation Area overlook parking lot below Old Hickory Dam in Old Hickory, Tenn., beginning Sunday, June 9, 2019 to replace a culvert in the tailwater area.
  • 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 19-007: Nashville District managing water releases in Cumberland River Basin

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 21, 2019) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District continues to monitor stream conditions throughout the Cumberland River Basin and to manage the release of water from its 10 dams as heavy rain continues to impact the region this week.
  • NR 18-031: Corps managing its dams in Cumberland River System

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is managing releases as appropriate at its dams on the Cumberland River and its tributaries due to recent and ongoing rain events and those forecasted for the next week.
  • NR 17-028: Water managers passing Harvey runoff through Cheatham, Barkley pools

    NASHVILLE, TENN. (Sept. 1, 2017) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Water Management Center is working this morning to manage runoff from last night’s heavy rainfall from remnants of Hurricane Harvey down the Cumberland River through Cheatham Dam in Ashland City, Tenn., and Barkley Dam in Grand Rivers, Ky.
  • NR 17-027: Nashville District prepares for remnants of Hurricane Harvey

    NASHVILLE, TENN. (Aug. 31, 2017) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Water Management Center is preparing for heavy rainfall in areas of the lower Cumberland River Basin from remnants of Hurricane Harvey, and is managing the release of water from dams throughout the Cumberland Basin to reduce flood risk.
  • NR 16-015: Military security exercise planned at Old Hickory Dam

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 16, 2016) – As part of one of the largest statewide disaster preparedness exercises in Tennessee state history, the US Army Corps of Engineers is hosting the Tennessee Army National Guard for a military security exercise 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, June 20, 2016 on the powerhouse side of Old Hickory Dam located in Hendersonville, Tenn. The exercise will facilitate the training and coordination necessary between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District, which operates the lock and dam, and the National Guard to secure such a critically important facility. The exercise will have little impact on the operation of project.
  • NR 16-014: Powerhouse tours planned at Old Hickory Dam

    HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. (May 25, 2016) – Old Hickory Dam is offering free public tours of the powerhouse 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 25, and 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 13.