Wheeler Lake

ALABAMA


Lake Level
551.30 FEET
2/23/2017
Full Pool: 556.3
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Court gives preliminary approval to Daikin settlement of water claims

Decatur Daily

Date: 2/24/2017 10:18:00 PM

The lawsuit arose from claims that 3M Co., Dyneon LLC and Daikin discharged industrial chemicals from their Decatur plants that ended up in the Tennessee River and ultimately contaminated West Morgan-East Lawrence drinking water. The members of the class

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Judge allows $5 million settlement between Daikin Company and water authority

WAAY-TV

Date: 2/24/2017 7:22:00 PM

This was part of the lawsuit brought against Daikin, 3M and Dyneon last year for allowing the chemicals PFOA and PFOS into the Tennessee River, which can lead to health problems. $4 million will be used to reimburse the water authority for the cost of

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Cherokee Nitrogen produces a variety of chemical products

Times Daily

Date: 2/24/2017 12:36:00 AM

SHEFFIELD -- Tucked away in western Colbert County near the Tennessee River, Cherokee Nitrogen has been providing agricultural chemicals for the Shoals for more than 55 years. General Manager Ben VanVeckhoven, who has been at the facility since December

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Severe storms possible Saturday

WTVR-TV

Date: 2/23/2017 7:53:00 PM

This storm system will produce a decent chance of some widespread severe weather on Friday from the Great Lakes down through the Ohio and Tennessee River valleys. The energy and dynamics will not be as strong in Virginia on Saturday. As of now, there is a

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Outdoors: Enjoy woods, river on Will Skelton Greenway

Knoxville News Sentinel

Date: 2/23/2017 10:40:00 AM

Fittingly, I saw groups of people running on the trail. The trail heads down above the Tennessee River, more narrow here than downtown, with logs sticking out of it and trees leaning over it. Knoxville Downtown Island Airport, with its small private planes

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• River: Tennessee River
• Length: 899 Miles
• Surface Area: 67,100 Acres
• Volume: 1,050,000 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 29,590 Square Miles
• Average Depth: 16 Feet
• Length: 74 Miles
Wheeler Lake is the second-largest lake on the Tennessee River in Northern Alabama, second only to Guntersville Lake, its immediate upstream neighbor. Wheeler Lake is also bordered by Wilson Lake on its downstream side. The lake was constructed by the Tennessee Valley Authority just prior to World War II as a means of hydroelectric generation and flood control, as well as to facilitate navigation along the Tennessee River. Today the lake is mostly popular for recreation purposes and barge traffic. The name of this impoundment comes from Civil War general Joseph 'Fightin' Joe Wheeler, who frequented the area during the war and later returned to the area to live.
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