|Published: 7:40 PM, 05/10/2013
||Last updated: 7:40 PM, 05/10/2013
Author: Rick Hooper
Source: The Newport Plain Talk
an abundance of rain may have caused some problems throughout East Tennessee
this year, it has resulted in some benefits for TVA ratepayers and those using
areas lakes for recreation.
the Plain Talk on Tuesday, TVA officials said lakes on the TVA system have
reached, or will soon be at, summer levels.
about Douglas Lake, TVA General Manager of River Scheduling Chuck Bach said, “We
will be there before the first of June. Currently, with all the rain, a lot of
our reservoirs are full already. Douglas and Cherokee are well on their way.”
said summer rain predictions from the National Weather Service are calling for
near normal precipitation, meaning lake levels should be maintained through
For more details, please see the weekend edition of the
Newport Plain Talk.
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