Melton Hill Lake

TENNESSEE


Lake Level
793.98 FEET
7/26/2016
Full Pool: 794.0
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4th of July Boat Parade Winners

LakeMartin.com

Date: 7/5/2016

Most Patriotic Crew1st Place Boat #7 The Ingram Family2nd Place Boat #26 Eleanor Townsend Most Creative Crew1st Place Boat #14 John Bullington2nd Place Boat # 37 Steve Williams Tallest Flag1st Place Boat #8 Carrie Campbell2nd Place Boat #10 Lee Murfree Largest Flag1st Place Boat #36 Kary Little2nd Place Boat #3

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TWRA investigating Knox County hit-and-run boating accident

WATE

Date: 7/1/2016 3:46:00 PM

The incident happened at around 7:45 p.m. Thursday on Melton Hill Lake, near Clark Park and Knox County Park. Witnesses said two jet skiers were “reckless and inconsiderate,” going back and forth between the dock, the park and the bluffs where others

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TWRA looking for watercraft riders in hit-and-run crash that injures four on Melton Hill Lake

Oak Ridge Today

Date: 7/1/2016 2:53:00 PM

Tennessee officials are investigating a hit-and-run boating crash on Thursday on Melton Hill Lake in the area of Clark Park and Knox County Park. The crash was reported at about 7:45 p.m. Thursday. Among the agencies that responded were the Oak Ridge

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Hit-and-run watercraft operator leaves child seriously injured

Knoxville News Sentinel

Date: 7/1/2016 2:24:00 PM

KNOXVILLE — Authorities are asking the public to help identify the reckless operator of a personal watercraft that on Thursday struck a boat pulling a child on Melton Hill Lake, injuring two women and two children, and fled. The incident occurred about 7

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4 hurt when personal watercraft hit boat

WBIR-TV

Date: 7/1/2016 11:39:00 AM

KNOXVILLE - Two women and two children were injured on Melton Hill Lake this week by two people driving recklessly on personal watercrafts (PWC), according to TWRA. On Thursday, June 30, the pair were riding the PWC's in the water off Clark Park and Knox

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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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