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  • NR 16-016: Powerhouse tour July 16 at Cordell Hull Dam

    CARTHAGE, Tenn. (June 21, 2016) – Cordell Hull Dam is offering a free public tour of the powerhouse 9 a.m. Saturday, July 16. It’s the last public tour of the 2016 recreation season.
  • NR 16-009: Powerhouse tours planned at Cordell Hull Dam

    CARTHAGE, Tenn. (May 12, 2016) – Cordell Hull Dam is offering free public tours of the powerhouse 9 a.m. Saturday, June 11, and 9 a.m. July 16.
  • NR 15-026: Corps holding back water in Cumberland River Basin

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 8, 2015) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is holding back water and limiting releases at its dams to relieve high-water levels on the lower Ohio and Mississippi Rivers where record seasonal flooding is underway.
  • NR 14-006: Corps offers tours of Cordell Hull Dam Power Plant, Lock

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 28, 2014) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is offering the public free guided tours of the Cordell Hull Dam Power Plant and Lock in Carthage, Tenn. These are the first tours of the power plant since visitation was restricted after Sept. 11, 2001. Not all portions of the dam will be accessible to the public due to safety concerns.
  • NR 13-023: Corps moves to implement Freedom to Fish Act

    NASHVILLE, TENN. (June 19, 2013) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is complying with the Freedom to Fish Act (PL 113-13) by the reimplementation of conditions-based restrictions below dams on the Cumberland River and tributaries.
  • NR 13-015: Nashville District announces implementation of restrictions around dams

    NASHVILLE, TENN. (April 30, 2013) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is beginning to implement permanent full-time waterborne restrictions around the 10 dams on the Cumberland River and its tributaries this week. Enforcement of these restrictions will be effective when the placement of buoys and sufficient signs is completed at each dam.
  • NR 12-046: Nashville District announces plans to tighten restrictions around Corps Dams

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is finalizing plans to implement 24/7 restricted waterborne access to hazardous waters immediately upstream and downstream of all Corps-owned locks and dams, flood control dams and multipurpose dams on the Cumberland River and its adjoining tributaries. This action moves the Nashville District into full compliance with Corps regulations.
  • NR 12-028: Corps dedicating new Cordell Hull Lake Resource Manager’s Office

    CARTHAGE, Tenn. (July 16, 2012) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is hosting a dedication ceremony for the newly constructed Cordell Hull Lake Resource Manager’s Office 9 a.m. Friday, July 20. The new facility replaces the previous building destroyed in a fire Sept. 26, 2008. The public and media are invited to the 9 a.m. dedication and an open house following the ceremony from 10 a.m. to noon.
  • 12-021: Drought conditions continue impacting Cumberland River Basin

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 26, 2012) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announced today continued impacts due to drought conditions within the Cumberland River Basin.
  • 12-020: Closure of Cordell Hull Dam Right Bank Tailwater Recreation Area begins July 9

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 22, 2012) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces today that the area below Cordell Hull Dam known as the Right Bank Tailwater Recreation Area is closing July 9 for 150 days during construction work to stabilize the bluff below the dam. The closure area starts at the Turkey Creek Nature Trail parking lot near the Resource Manager’s Office.