Lake Chatuge

GEORGIA - NORTH CAROLINA


Lake Level
1,925.68 FEET
5/24/2015
Full Pool: 1,925.0
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5 Things You Can Do to Prevent Invasive Aquatic Species in Georgia

News Max

Date: 5/21/2015 3:04:00 PM

Some examples of invasive species include the illegal introduction of blueback herring, threatening sunfish fishing as well as the ruin of the state's smallmouth bass fishery when fishermen moved spotted bass from Lake Lanier to Lake Chatuge. Other

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Alexander: Fish Hatchery funding solution is 'permanent'

Johnson City Press

Date: 5/11/2015 7:26:00 PM

With the new agreement, stocking for recreational fishing will continue around thefollowing TVA dams in Tennessee and Georgia: Apalachia Dam on the Hiwassee River,Blue Ridge Dam on the Toccoa River, Boone Dam on the South Fork Holston River,Cherokee Dam on

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TVA, Partners To Fund Trout Stocking For Tennessee And Georgia Tailwaters

Chattanoogan

Date: 5/11/2015 7:42:00 AM

With the new agreement, stocking for recreational fishing will continue around the following TVA dams in Tennessee and Georgia: Appalachia Dam on the Hiwassee River, Blue Ridge Dam on the Toccoa River, Boone Dam on the South Fork Holston River, Cherokee

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Grass trimmings should be treated like leaves

Cleveland Daily Banner

Date: 5/8/2015 8:19:00 AM

The drainage system empties into ponds, lakes, streams and the Hiwassee River, which flows into the Tennessee River. The Hiwassee River is the source of Cleveland’s drinking water and the Tennessee River provides water for Chattanooga. The city’s

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Water Resources Outlook for April 30, 2015

NWS Southeast River Forecast Center

Date: 5/4/2015

Water Resources Outlook for April 30

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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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