Below is the latest information published by TVA regarding the operating conditions of the Watts Bar Dam. The water levels have been lowered and there is still more to go. You should use caution in the coves and tributaries as water levels may make the approach a little more difficult.
Latest Operating Information
Please note! Water release schedules often change without notice due to unanticipated changes in weather conditions and power system requirements.
Use caution near dams. A large amount of water may be discharged without warning at any time. Your safety depends on obeying all posted safety regulations and warnings. Learn more.
|11/19/2012||6am – 8am||4 or more|
|11/19/2012||8am – 7pm||3|
|11/19/2012||7pm – midnight||4 or more|
|11/20/2012||midnight – 1am||4 or more|
*Elevations are in feet above sea level. Discharges are in cubic feet
per second and are reported at the end of the hour.
|Day||Average Inflow*||Midnight Elevation*||Average Outflow*|
*Elevations are in feet above sea level. Flows are in cubic feet per second.
Water release schedules are updated periodically throughout the day. Next-day release schedules are usually available by 6 p.m. of the current day.
Observed water levels also are updated periodically throughout the day. Predicted water levels are updated at least once a day, by 1 p.m. Eastern time, and may be updated more frequently when conditions warrant.