Lake Chatuge

GEORGIA - NORTH CAROLINA


Lake Level
1,925.60 FEET
6/19/2018
Full Pool: 1,925.0
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TVA Encourages Dam Safety Awareness

Chattanoogan.com

Date: 5/31/2018 12:13:00 PM

The initiative will start with Chatuge Dam, where video and thermal cameras will be installed to allow observation during the daytime and nighttime hours. Construction is scheduled for the summer of 2018 with completion expected by September 30

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Best Trails For Toddlers: Favorite Kid-Friendly Destinations

Blue Ridge Outdoors

Date: 4/18/2018 5:37:00 AM

That’s a tradition I have with my dad,” says Chilton Curwen. Best Family Mountain Biking Trails: Jackrabbit Trails, N.C. Located on the peninsula of Lake Chatuge near the North Carolina and Georgia border, this trail system has 15 miles of singletrack

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Wine & Waterfalls: The lure of the Northeast Georgia mountains

Chattanooga Times Free Press

Date: 3/31/2018 5:00:00 PM

Crane Creek Vineyards offers tours and tastings, as well as tapas and live acoustic music every Friday from 6-8 p.m. Hamilton Gardens, located on 33 acres on the shores of Lake Chatuge in nearby Hiawassee, boasts 3,000 plants, including the largest

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Norman's striper fishery finally succumbed

North Carolina Sportsman

Date: 2/15/2018 5:35:00 AM

They can withstand higher water temperatures and lower dissolved-oxygen levels than stripers. They have a life span of five to six years often obtaining double-digit weights. The state record of 17 pounds, 7 ounces, was taken from Lake Chatuge in 1996

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Science fairs offer a variety of educational opportunities

Payson Roundup

Date: 2/9/2018 5:00:00 AM

The Elite postseason will include the $1 million Bassmaster Angler of the Year Championship on Lake Chatuge, Ga. Pirch qualified for the 2018 Bassmaster Classic with a sterling showing in the 2017 regular season including a top performance in the

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• Surface Area: 3,930 Acres
Chatuge Lake is a 7,000 acre reservoir impounded by the Chatuge Dam, located 121 miles above the mouth of the Hiwassee River, just north of the North Carolina-Georgia state line. The lake extends southward for 13 miles along the Hiwassee and eastward for roughly 6 miles along Shooting Creek, which once emptied into the Hiwassee immediately upstream from the dam site. The dam and the North Carolina section of the reservoir are surrounded by the Nantahala National Forest, and the Georgia section of the reservoir is surrounded by the Chattahoochee National Forest. Hayesville, North Carolina (north of the dam) and Hiawassee, Georgia (to the south) are the nearest communities of note. Chatuge Dam is a flood control and hydroelectric dam on the Hiwassee River in Clay County, in the U.S. state of North Carolina. The dam is the uppermost of three dams on the river owned and operated by the Tennessee Valley Authority, which built the dam in the early 1940's for flood storage and to provide flow regulation at Hiwassee Dam further downstream. While originally built solely for flood storage, a generator installed at Chatuge in the 1950's gives the dam a small hydroelectric output.
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