TVA River Management Deals with Drought

A record-breaking hot, dry summer has posed water quality and quantity issues for the Tennessee Valley region. Luckily, TVA's River Management Team was on the job to help handle the drought.

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Little Things Make a Big Difference

For Shawnee Fossil Plant Manager Randy DeHart, the recipe for success is keeping an eye on the details and trusting the power of a good team—and that goes for home as well as work.

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Watts Bar Getaway

In 1950, after construction on Watts Bar Dam was complete, an enterprising Michigander bought up the construction workers’ housing and launched a wildly successful resort.

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Play on TVA lands and lakes this season, and share your adventures. Enter our contest by uploading your photos or short videos on Instagram or Twitter using #TVAfun, or via Facebook using our #TVAFun tab. Learn how you can turn your good times into cool prizes!

The Unified Development of the Tennessee River plan stressed TVA was to provide flood control, navigation and electricity for the region. TVAs dams are tangible evidence of its primary mission: improving life in the Tennessee Valley. We’re celebrating the 80th anniversary of the plan with a yearlong look at 25 dams it inspired.