Below is the latest information on the status of the Watts Bar Dam operating schedule and the current and projected lake level. If you are planning on being out on the lake this week, be sure to remember that some areas you may be used to traveling will have much shallower depths. use caution around point and as you travel back into an of the the coves.
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.
|12/17/2012||7am – midnight||4 or more|
|12/18/2012||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.