Wilson Lake

ALABAMA


Lake Level
504.73 FEET
3/7/2018
Full Pool: 507.9
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Rembrandt Conservator Works To Restore Historic TVA Mural

Chattanoogan.com

Date: 7/20/2018 6:32:00 PM

The mural—painted by TVA artist Robert Birdwell in the 1950s—tells the story of how the Tennessee River was tamed to serve the people of the Valley. The problem, however, was that thousands of flakes

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Missouri boat accident draws comparisons to the Tennessee River’s SCItanic tragedy

WHNT

Date: 7/20/2018 5:50:00 PM

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- A Missouri boat accident has several similarities with a boat disaster that happened here in the Tennessee Valley as a result of severe weather. Back in 1984, the SCItanic capsized

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Limestone County man drowns in Tennessee River

WAAY-TV

Date: 7/19/2018 7:25:00 PM

The Limestone County Sheriff's office said 75-year-old Larry Garner was found in the Tennessee River just off Douglas Drive. His death is being investigated as a drowning. The body and a riding mower

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Expansions propel aerospace industry’s growth trajectory in Morgan County

Alabama Department of Commerce

Date: 7/19/2018 4:07:00 PM

A longtime hub of industry for the state, the county’s assets include its location along the Tennessee River and a solid lineup of businesses already tied to the sector. “We are fortunate that our exi

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Alabama man drowns after accidentally driving lawnmower into Tennessee River, cops say

al.com

Date: 7/19/2018 2:07:00 PM

A man drowned today after accidentally driving his lawnmower into the Tennessee River in Limestone County, authorities said. The 75-year-old man's body was pulled from the river just off Douglas Drive

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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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