Melton Hill Lake


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Marine Mud Run 2018 to be September 15

The Knoxville Focus

Date: 8/5/2018 12:48:00 PM

It is open to individuals and teams. Be prepared for some real clean fun! Melton Hill Lake and local Rural Metro Fire Dept is available for those who will need to be cleansed afterwards…Marines will m

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One person burned in Melton Hill Lake Marina fire

Knoxville News Sentinel

Date: 7/31/2018 10:18:00 AM

One person burned in Melton Hill Lake Marina fire One person reportedly suffered nonlife-threatening burns in a fire that swept through a dock at the Melton Hill Lake Marina in Solway overnight. Check

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Water Resources Outlook - July 2018

Southeast River Forecast Center

Date: 7/19/2018

Water Resources Outlook - July

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Knoxville rookie rower Alyssa Nealon pulls off four gold medals

Knoxville News Sentinel

Date: 7/11/2018 4:21:00 AM

The team earned several other medals during competition. The Atomic Masters operate under the umbrella name of the Oak Ridge Rowing Association, based at Melton Hill Lake in Oak Ridge. Always athletic

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GREAT OUTDOORS: Get ready for TVA's BioBlitz


Date: 6/16/2018 9:03:00 PM

The next one will be on July 14 near Melton Hill Lake. During the BioBlitzes, participants collect and document as many different plant and animal species as possible using rudimentary collection equipment (such as simple nets) and one high-tech device

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• River: Clinch River
• Length: 173 Miles
• Surface Area: 5,690 Acres
• Volume: 2,092,000 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 3,343 Square Miles
• Length: 64 Miles
Melton Hill Lake provides nearly 193 miles of shoreline and 5,470 acres of water surface and includes parts of Loudon, Roane, Anderson, and Knox counties. The reservoir stretches 56 miles up the Clinch from the dam to the base of Norris Dam, and is navigable for 38 miles from Melton Hill Dam to Clinton. Melton Hill is the only TVA dam on a tributary stream, or not on the Tennessee River, with a navigation lock. The lock lowers and raises vessels 60 feet between Melton Hill Lake and Watts Bar Lake and vice-versa.

Melton Hill Dam is a hydroelectric dam on the Clinch River just south of Oak Ridge, Tennessee. The dam is operated by the Tennessee Valley Authority, which built the dam in the early 1960s. Melton Hill Dam was named for Melton Hill, a knob atop Copper Ridge where the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey established a triangulation station in 1884.
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