Wilson Lake

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Lake Level
506.83 FEET
11/21/2017
Full Pool: 507.9
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Times Daily

Date: 11/20/2017 10:24:00 PM

Tennessee Riverkeepers has included six Shoals companies in the top 25 ranking of industries that dump cancer-causing chemicals into the Tennessee River; Brittany Ashley, Kristen Husainy, Bevin Thomaston, Chelsea Wassner and Scarlett Lyons had an idea to

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Knoxville BBQ restaurant apologizes for spreading Jon Gruden rumors

The Tennessean

Date: 11/19/2017 7:24:00 AM

Calhoun's issued a statement after social media blew up with chatter about Jon Gruden dining with Peyton Manning at their Tennessee River location in Knoxville. The dining establishment's own account retweeted at least five tweets related to Gruden being

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The Tennessee River Valley Stewardship Council Celebrates the One Year Anniversary of the Mapguide Expansion

StreetInsider

Date: 11/19/2017 12:03:00 AM

In November, 2016, the TRV Stewardship Council, with the support of the Tennessee Valley Authority, began an expansion of the mapguide from its original eastern boundaries to include the full Tennessee Valley. This decision brought the number of eligible

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The Tennessee River Valley Stewardship Council Celebrates the One Year Anniversary of the Mapguide Expansion

IT Business Net

Date: 11/19/2017

In November, 2016, the TRV Stewardship Council, with the support of the Tennessee Valley Authority, began an expansion of the mapguide from its original eastern boundaries to include the full Tennessee Valley. This decision brought the number of eligible

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Lawsuit alleges tainted water caused cancer

Decatur Daily

Date: 11/18/2017 10:25:00 PM

The lawsuit is the latest in a series of legal actions related to the industrial chemicals perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) and perfluorooctanic acid (PFOA) in the Tennessee River. Last year, the Environmental Protection Agency issued a health advisory

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• River: Tennessee River
• Length: 150 Miles
• Surface Area: 15,930 Acres
• Volume: 641,000 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 30,750 Square Miles
• Average Depth: 40 Feet
• Length: 16 Miles
An impoundment of the Tennessee River, Wilson Lake was formed by the creation of Wilson Dam, which separates Wilson Lake from its downstream neighbor, Pickwick Lake. Wilson Lake features healthy populations of numerous game fish, including largemouth bass, smallmouth bass and crappie.

Visitors to Wilson Lake are able to enjoy the benefits of angling, recreational boating and the natural beauty of bordering wildlife refuges. All of these features attract numerous visitors to the lake. In addition, the fishery draws numerous fishing tournaments to these waters. Both local and national events are held on Wilson Lake on a regular basis.

Size and Depth - 15,930 acres with a maximum depth of 90 feet. The lake is approximately 18 miles long. Full pool elevation is 508 feet.

Water Source - An impoundment of the Tennessee River, Wilson Lake was formed by the creation of the Wilson Dam. In addition to the Tennessee River, several small feeder creeks, tributaries and rain runoff add additional inflows to the lake.

Shoreline - 154 miles of mostly developed shoreline are found around the lake. Occasional areas of rock bluffs and wooded regions are also present.

Bottom - Primarily a mixture of mud, silt, rock and sand. The main river channel is characterized by bedrock and mud. Backwater and tailrace areas contain silt, sand and muck.

Water - Wilson Lake is moderately fertile throughout. Visible clarity varies from 18 inches to 4 feet depending on current and recent rainfall.

Cover - Vegetation is sparse throughout the lake. The few areas that provide cover are marked mostly by emergent species such as water willow. Very little submergent vegetation exists.
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