Join Us for Our Annual Aquatic Survey

Interested anglers or those who care about aquatic diversity in the Tennessee Valley will get a rare chance to join TVA biologists in researching the health and diversity of Tennessee Valley fish populations this fall.

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Bringing Back the Bats

Several species of bats are flying onto the threatened and endangered species lists at alarming speed. That’s why TVA has installed artificial roost habitats intended to boost bat populations in the Valley.

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How You Can Help to Conserve Water

According to the U.S. Drought Monitor, much of the Valley is experiencing a drought. You can help. In fact, if you’re like most families, you can reduce your water use by up to 35 percent by following these simple steps.

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Check Lake Levels

Stay informed with everything you need to know to enjoy time on your favorite lake, including the most up-to-date information about lake levels, releases at TVA dams, lake operating guides, precipitation, fish population survey results and more.


Part of TVA’s mission is to make life better for the people of the Tennessee Valley, and we do that through maintaining beautiful reservoirs, campgrounds, trails, whitewater streams and nearly 300,000 acres of developed and undeveloped lands for you to play on.

Get a Dock (26a) Permit

Are you building a dock, pier or other kind of shoreline construction project? Make sure you obtain the proper permit. It’s easy to apply and get your online application process started now. Plus, learn more about Section 26a and what kinds of construction the law includes.

Our Environmental Stewardship

We are committed to clean air and a clean water supply for our region, as well as historical, cultural and environmental protection. That means we take great care of our 293,000 acres of land and 11,000 miles of shoreline. Read about our highly rated projects.

Flood Reduction

From the beginning, TVA was tasked with ending devastating flooding in the Tennessee Valley, the impetus behind the series of dams the agency built to control winter rains. Learn about our River Forecast Center, understand the winter drawdown and see how floods are averted.

Reservoir Information

Get the most up-to-date information on the individual reservoirs TVA manages, including observed and predicted elevations, planned generation releases at the dams, reservoir operating guides, ecological health ratings, fish population survey results, recreation facilities and more.



Lake Info App

Want your lake info to go? Download the TVA Lake Info app, an for easy-to-use resource for operating on and around reservoirs and dams in the TVA region. Available for iPhone and Android devices.


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