Section 26a of the TVA Act
Construction and Operation Standards
TVA has adopted construction , maintenance, and operation standards for facilities and activities on , over, or along the Tennessee River and its tributaries, including all TVA reservoirs. Where specific standards are not available for the intended construction activity, applicants should contact the appropriate TVA Regional Watershed Office for guidance and information on proper submittal of their Section 26a application.
The links below provide information on standards for certain types of structures and equipment.
Residential shoreline structures
Indefinite or temporary moorage of recreational vessels
Fish attractor construction and placement
Development in flood-control zones
Wastewater outfalls and septic systems
Marine sanitation devices
Flotation devices and material