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  • 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 19-014: 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 19-006: Corps of Engineers dispels Wolf Creek Dam safety rumors

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 20, 2019) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is dispelling rumors today that Wolf Creek Dam in Jamestown, Ky., is in danger of imminent failure.
  • NR 19-005: Wolf Creek Dam increasing releases to drawdown Lake Cumberland

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 15, 2019) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District plans to increase releases at Wolf Creek Dam in Jamestown, Ky., as soon as conditions allow in an effort to drawdown the water level at Lake Cumberland.