Lake Levels

Is today a good day for boating, fishing or swimming on your favorite TVA reservoir? Here’s where you can get all the data you need to plan your day on the water.

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 TVA's Lake Info app for an easy-to-use resource for operating on and around TVA's reservoirs and dams. Available for iPhone and Android.


More about Lake Levels

How TVA Manages Water Levels.

Water Elevations at Major Cities

Rainfall Gauge Data

Stream Flows 

Recreation Release Schedules

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.

Angler's Aquatic Plant ID

Developed by fishermen for fishermen, this plant-by-plant guide gives you all the information you need to understand when aquatic plants are most productive, where they grow and how to fish them.