Fighting Plastic Pollution

Plastics have made our lives more convenient, but irresponsible use and littering have made plastic products an environmental menace. Here’s what’s happening on TVA land, and what you can do to help.

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Friendly Fire

March and April are primetime for prescribed burns across the Tennessee Valley. Evan Crews, TVA senior manager, Natural Resources Management explains how fire can improve our region’s wildlife habitat.

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Getting Back to Our Roots

TVA Natural Resources professionals are working together with the University of Tennessee on a partnership project that is reminiscent of a hallmark piece of TVA’s original stewardship mission: reforestation.

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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 293,000 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 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.

Environmental Policy

TVA’s overarching Environmental Policy is to produce clean, reliable and affordable power, support sustainable economic growth in the Tennessee Valley and promote proactive environmental sustainability in a balanced and ecologically sound manner.

Managing the Tennessee River for Multiple Benefits

Though the system of dams on the Tennessee River was originally designed primarily for flood control and power production, today it is managed for multiple benefits including navigation, recreation, water quality and more.

Reservoir Information

Get the most up-to-date information for each of the reservoirs TVA manages, including today’s observed lake levels, predicted elevations, planned releases, 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 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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