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Habitat Monitoring Station

In 2019, floating aquatic vegetation, primarily eelgrass, began interfering with power generation at Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant on Wheeler Reservoir. To address this issue, TVA has implemented several measures including regular field monitoring.

Habitat monitoring station on Wheeler Reservoir

Example of a floating monitoring station.

How You Can Help

  • Do not enter designated "Habitat Monitoring in Progress" areas
  • Do not tamper with monitoring floats
  • Comply with all posted regulations