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  • December

    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.
  • November

    Barnes named Nashville District Employee of the Month for September 2018

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (NOV. 14, 2018) – Cade Barnes, maintenance worker at the Dale Hollow Dam Power House in Celina, Tenn., is the Nashville District Employee of the Month for September 2018.
  • October

    Community commemorates, dedicates Dale Hollow Dam on 75th Anniversary

    CELINA, Tenn. (Oct. 19, 2018) – As a heavy fog lifted over Dale Hollow Dam and Reservoir during the 75th Anniversary Commemoration this morning, members of the community and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials brought into clear focus how communities, homes and farmlands were given up in the early 1940s to make way for the reservoir, and more than a thousand men worked day and night to construct the dam. A few even lost their lives supporting an expedited construction program.
  • March

    Get ready to recreate in Cumberland River Basin

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 13, 2017) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District’s 146 recreation areas, 25 developed campgrounds and primitive camping areas in Kentucky and Tennessee remain quiet, empty and closed, but that all changes this week.
  • January

    Eagle watchers flock to Dale Hollow Lake for annual tour

    CELINA, Tenn. (Jan. 28, 2017) – Eager sightseers boarded a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers open barge today to explore for American Bald Eagles along the Dale Hollow Lake shoreline. They stared at the tree tops on the horizon for a glimpse of America’s symbol of freedom and learned about how these amazing birds made a comeback to the region in the 1980s.
  • February

    Dale Hollow Lake photo of ‘town that drowned’ goes viral on Facebook

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 25, 2016) – A photo with an aerial view of an old school house foundation visible on the bottom of Dale Hollow Lake is going viral on the lake’s Facebook page. It shows the only remaining remnant of the town of Willow Grove, known as the “town that drowned,” which can be seen through the pristine water when the lake elevation is low.
  • Come see what a Nashville District lake has to offer this summer

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 1, 2016) – In just a few months it will be time to get wet, sunbathe, fish, hike, camp and go boating at a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District lake. Vacationers and locals alike are encouraged to come see what the 10 lakes in the Cumberland River Basin have to offer this summer.
  • April

    Loaner life jackets help save lives at Dale Hollow Lake

    CELINA, Tenn. (April 2, 2015) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District park rangers and staff at Dale Hollow Lake are continuing to help keep kids and adults safe while recreating at area lakes and on the water by participating in the Boat US Foundation Life Jacket Loaner Program for kids!
  • Great lakeside camping awaits visitors at Corps campgrounds in 2014

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 8, 2014) – People who love fresh air and enjoy beautiful lakeside views should make time this year to stay at one of the 25 campgrounds nestled along the Cumberland River and its tributaries that are operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District.
  • July

    Higher headquarters observes how Cumberland River Basin supported Greater Mississippi River System during 2011 flood fight

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 27, 2012) – When the lower Ohio and Mississippi Rivers experienced a flood of record in the spring of 2011, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District supported the flood fight by holding back water at its dams in the Cumberland River Basin reservoir system.
  • September

    Students learn valuable environmental lessons at Dale Hollow Lake

    CELINA, Tenn. (Sept. 16, 2011) – Students have been learning valuable environmental lessons this week at the 33rd Annual Environmental Education Camp here at Dale Hollow Lake.
  • Corps opens sluice gate to improve oxygen in water at Dale Hollow Dam

    CELINA, Tenn. (Sept. 2, 2011) —The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District opened a sluice gate at the Dale Hollow Dam today to supplement hydropower releases with additional oxygen and water quality.
  • August

    Nashville District projects experience no affects from earthquake

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 24, 2011) —The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District’s dam safety personnel report no affects at any of its projects from the earthquake that struck the east coast yesterday.
  • July

    Dale Hollow Lake seeks shutterbugs for photo contest

    CELINA, Tenn. (July 26, 2011) — The Corps of Engineers at Dale Hollow Lake invites visitors to enter their pictures in its quarterly photo contest! Entrants whose photos are selected will receive two nights camping on Dale Hollow Lake.