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Cost of new lock rises as old lock at Chickamauga Dam is repaired

Times Free Press

Date: 10/31/2014 12:31:00 AM

“The shut down of the Chickamauga Lock is a real hardship for river shipments on upper part of the Tennessee River, but hopefully this will be a wake up call for the Corps and Congress to do more to make sure the new replacement lock is funded and can be

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'Watershed' exhibit portrays complex relationship of man and river

Herald Standard

Date: 10/30/2014 11:55:00 PM

Every watershed is made up of smaller watersheds or basins, and the Southern portion of the Mississippi Watershed is made up of three major river basins, The French Broad River, The Tennessee River and The Mississippi River. Each of these basins forms a

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American Queen to dock again at Clarksville’s McGregor Park, Friday

Clarksville Online

Date: 10/30/2014 8:00:00 PM

While the boat isn’t open for the public to climb aboard, it does host several trips a year along the Mississippi River, Ohio River and Tennessee River and trips can be booked online. Most trips on the American Queen last seven days. During the trip

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Maintenance makeover drains Wheeler Lock

Montgomery Advertiser

Date: 10/30/2014 6:04:00 PM

Donald Dean, assistant operations manager of the middle Tennessee River and lockmaster at Wheeler Lock in the northwest corner of Alabama, said the maintenance crew combs over everything to ensure it is in good working order and operational. “Our

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A Standing Date: Local Paddleboarders navigate the Little Tennessee River Finger Lakes

Knoxville News Sentinel

Date: 10/30/2014 5:49:00 PM

At Chattanooga, they plan to compete in a 31-mile paddleboard race that ends at the lower end of Nickajack Lake. At the end of their year-long odyssey, they will have paddledboarded roughly 210 miles through the heart of the Tennessee Valley

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• River: Tennessee River
• Surface Area: 10,900 Acres
Nickajack Lake is the reservoir created by Nickajack Dam as part of the Tennessee Valley Authority. The lake stretches from Nickajack Dam north to Chickamauga Dam and runs along the shores of Chattanooga, Tennessee. The stretch of the Tennessee River commonly referred to as the "Grand Canyon of Tennessee" also is part of Nickajack Lake.
Full pool for Nickajack lake is approximately 633.5 feet above sea level, and remains consistent during the course of the year, unlike Chickamauga Lake upstream.
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