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  • NR 22-12: Public meeting set to revise Center Hill Water Control Manual

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 4, 2022) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is holding a public meeting 5 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 26, 2022, at the Smith County Agricultural Center in Carthage, Tennessee, to discuss the revision of the 1998 Center Hill Dam and Reservoir Water Control Manual.
  • NR 21-27: Nashville District dams saved $1.8 billion in March flooding

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 15, 2021) – The 10 dams operated by the Corps of Engineers in the Cumberland River Basin prevented an estimated $1.8 billion of flood damages during the late March flood event in the region.
  • 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 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.
  • NR 19-012: Corps turns attention to drawing down storage reservoirs

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 24, 2019) – As rainfall runoff makes its way through the Cumberland River Basin, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is quickly turning its attention to drawing down its storage reservoirs.
  • NR 19-010: Wolf Creek Dam increasing releases to 45,000 cfs today

    JAMESTOWN, Ky. (Feb. 23, 2019) – Officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announce that releases at Wolf Creek Dam are increasing to 45,000 cubic feet per second this afternoon, and releases are expected to increase to 60,000 cfs by noon Sunday, Feb. 24.
  • NR 19-008: Wolf Creek Dam increasing releases to historic levels

    JAMESTOWN, Ky. (Feb. 22, 2019) – With Lake Cumberland approaching its pool of record, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is planning to step up releases at Wolf Creek Dam to historic levels, with potential flooding in low-lying areas downstream.
  • 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.