Wheeler Lake

ALABAMA


Lake Level
555.82 FEET
5/19/2019
Full Pool: 556.3
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Man who drowned in Tennessee River identified

WTVF

Date: 6/15/2019 2:51:00 PM

HUMPHREYS COUNTY, Tenn. (WTVF) — The man who drowned in the Tennessee River Friday has been identified as Jason Hoilman. Hoilman's body was found after a large mutli-agency search was carried out into

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3M admits to illegal chemical release in Tennessee River

WHNT-TV Huntsville on MSN.com

Date: 6/14/2019 10:31:34 PM

The 3M Plant in Decatur failed to obey federal law by releasing certain chemicals or the waste of those chemicals into the Tennessee River.The company admitted to the chemical release in an April

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Utility will remove coal ash from pits near Tennessee river

Star Tribune

Date: 6/13/2019 4:11:00 PM

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The nation's largest public utility on Thursday agreed to dig up and remove about 12 million cubic yards (9.2 million cubic meters) of coal ash from unlined pits at a Tennessee coal

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TVA to remove coal ash from pits near Tennessee river

Knoxville News Sentinel

Date: 6/13/2019 9:06:00 AM

TVA to remove coal ash from pits near Tennessee river TVA has agreed to dig up 12 million tons of coal ash stored in unlined pits at its Gallatin Fossil Plant in Middle Tennessee and clean up

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Video captures 'Decatur gator' in Tennessee River near Point Mallard

WAAY-TV

Date: 6/11/2019 3:18:00 PM

Video posted to Facebook shows an alligator that was spotted in Decatur on Monday. The gator was spotted in the Tennessee River near the walking trails of Point Mallard. The Daigre family visited

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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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