Lake Levels

Is today a good day for boating, fishing or swimming? Here's where you can check to find out.

Get the most up-to-date information on the individual reservoirs TVA manages, including observed and predicted elevations, planned generation releases at the dams, reservoir operating guides, ecological health ratings, fish population survey results, recreation facilities and more.

Choose any reservoir name, then click “View Info” to get the latest information for that reservoir.

NOTE: These values are updated throughout the day as conditions change, so check often.


Lake Info Mobile App

Download the TVA Lake Info app for an easy-to-use resource for operating on and around reservoirs and dams in the TVA region. App is available for iPhone and Android devices.

Find out more.


More about Lake Levels

How TVA Manages Water Levels.

Water Elevations at Major Cities

Rainfall Gauge Data

Stream Flows 

Lake Levels by Phone


Boating Safely Near Dams

Stay on the safe side by following basic water safety tips, and learning more about the hazards that can occur when boating, swimming or fishing near dams—including a guide to TVA's dam signaling protocols.