Melton Hill Lake News

10/24/2020 3:09:00 AM
MSN
No.” City Council member Jim Dodson pointed out that people may be able to see the plant if they are on boats passing it on Melton Hill Lake. He suggested possibly adding a mural to the building ...

10/23/2020 4:41:33 PM
The Oak Ridger on MSN.com
No.” City Council member Jim Dodson pointed out that people may be able to see the plant if they are on boats passing it on Melton Hill Lake. He suggested possibly adding a mural to the building “at a ...

10/21/2020 5:00:00 PM
Chattanoogan.com
A deer hunter was seriously injured early Saturday morning in a boating incident on Melton Hill Lake near Oak Ridge Wildlife Management Area. TWRA officers say three deer hunters drawn to hunt Oak ...

10/16/2020 2:55:00 PM
MSN
Oak Ridge Rowing Association is gearing up for its first race of the fall this Saturday on Melton Hill Lake, amid struggles connected to the novel coronavirus pandemic. The regatta will begin ...

10/16/2020 2:49:04 PM
The Oak Ridger on MSN.com
Oak Ridge Rowing Association is gearing up for its first race of the fall this Saturday on Melton Hill Lake, amid struggles connected to the novel coronavirus pandemic. The regatta will begin Saturday ...

10/1/2020 6:43:02 PM
The Oak Ridger on MSN.com
He was many things in life: an ardent Republican, a hiker of the Great Smoky Mountains, a motorcycle rider, a pilot, an avid reader and a rower on the flat waters of Melton Hill Lake. He was a ...

9/28/2020 6:21:36 PM
The Oak Ridger on MSN.com
In January 2010 Harris had driven his truck into Melton Hill Lake, but was rescued by an Oak Ridge woman. who saw to it that he was taken to the University of Tennessee Hospital by Lifestar. In July ...

9/22/2020 9:49:00 AM
MSN
Oak Ridge’s Secret City Half Marathon continuing in-person race KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -Oak Ridge’s Secret City Half Marathon announced it will be continuing an in-person race despite the ...

9/10/2020 10:54:02 AM
Kayak.com
Don't miss Tennessee attractions nearby including American Museum of Science & Energy, Children’s Museum, Secret City Commemorative Walk, Museum of Appalachia, the University of Tennessee, and Neyland ...

9/9/2020 5:16:00 AM
Knox News
Knox County commits almost a half-million dollars to boost recreation on North Knoxville waterway, from Halls to Melton Lake.

9/9/2020 5:10:00 AM
MSN
Once completed, the Knox County Water Trail will span 44 miles from Clayton Park in Halls through Powell, Karns, and Solway to Melton Hill Lake. Step one is to clean and clear the water trail of ...

9/2/2020
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., September 2, 2020 – A new video from Wildlife Forever, funded in part by a BoatUS Foundation Grassroots Grant shows watersport boat owners how to easily follow “Clean, Drain, Dry” at the boat ramp to help prevent the spread of Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS). Support for the video also…

9/1/2020
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va. September 1, 2020 – For the nation’s 12 million boat owners, Labor Day weekend is the last blast, with many enjoying the end-of-summer boating ritual with family and friends aboard, according to Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS). The national advocacy, services and safety…

8/31/2020
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., August 31, 2020 – Last year, 76,418 recreational boaters had a reason to summon nonemergency, routine assistance from TowBoatUS, the nation’s largest on-water towing service for recreational boaters. Accidentally running aground, dead batteries and dead engines were the chief culprits. Instead…

8/24/2020
BoatUS News
Aims to increase fishing line and soft bait recycling by tapping the public for ideas ANNAPOLIS, Md., August 24, 2020 – Have you ever wondered how old, discarded fishing line is recycled and reused? You may be surprised to learn that turning fishing line into new products is labor intensive, requiring a series of…

8/17/2020 5:16:50 PM
The Oak Ridger on MSN.com
The city of Oak Ridge warned of “discolored water” in various parts of town on Thursday. “Public Works crews are flowing hydrants in and around the areas of Emory Heights, Emory Valley, ...

8/11/2020
BoatUS News
PROVIDENCE, R.I., August 11, 2020 – With the move to phase 2 of the Rhode Island Fiberglass Vessel Recycling (RIFVR) Pilot Program to address the disposal issue of recreational boats, project managers have released “Facing the Legacy: Lifecycle Solutions for Fiberglass Boats.” The short video shares the…

8/6/2020 6:43:13 AM
Knox News on MSN.com
The boats of rowers might zip across the water horizontally, but for avid Bearden High participants Dalton and Lauren Peters, the emotions the sport brings out are quite uplifting. “I enjoy it,” said ...

8/6/2020 3:03:00 AM
Knox News
They are among about 60 junior rowers from throughout Knox and surrounding counties who are part of the Atomic Rowing program that trains on Melton Hill Lake and is under the Oak Ridge Rowing ...

8/5/2020
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., August 5, 2020 - More first-time boat buyers are getting on the water this season than in summers past. Along with the boat, many new owners also find themselves shopping for boat insurance for the first time. What are the most basic things new boat owners should know about buying a boat policy? BoatUS…

8/4/2020 3:04:00 PM
The Oak Ridger
Currently it keeps coal ash and gypsum in various places including near Melton Hill Lake and behind Claxton Community Park. The utility has stopped pursuing permits related to a coal ash landfill on ...

7/28/2020
NWS
Water Resources Outlook (July 2020)

7/22/2020
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., July 22, 2020 -- While a boat’s name can be as varied as the owner at the helm, certain themes do stick out, according to Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS). The national advocacy, services, and safety group has issued its annual list of Top 10 Boat Names, which it compiles from…

7/18/2020 1:49:00 PM
10 News
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — A small group of people took to the streets in Knoxville Saturday, during an event to make sure the roads stay clean. Members of the Young Professionals of Knoxville partnered ...

7/17/2020 2:09:00 PM
MSN
She mentioned the postponement of the Dogwood Regatta on Melton Hill Lake. "It's not going to come back (the economy and social life) unless we take measures to reduce the spread of this virus, and ...

7/15/2020 4:59:00 PM
The Oak Ridger
At the same meeting, the Council members unanimously approved a grant for $750,000 from the state of Tennessee for improvements to a boat ramp at Melton Hill Lake. A memo from Watson to Council stated ...

7/15/2020 3:23:00 PM
MSN
At the same meeting, the Council members unanimously approved a grant for $750,000 from the state of Tennessee for improvements to a boat ramp at Melton Hill Lake. A memo from Watson to Council ...

7/14/2020
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., July 14, 2020 – With summer boating season in full swing, it’s now common to see recreational boats being filled up at gas stations across the country. However, making sure the right fuel gets in the boat’s tank isn’t always assured: 54% of consumers in a recent Harris Poll…

7/13/2020
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va. July 13, 2020 – The coronavirus pandemic is leading to more recreational boats and paddlers hitting the water, all trying to have fun in a safe way. So what are these two groups doing this season to safely share more crowded waters?“Ultimately, it’s about looking out for each other,&rdquo…

6/26/2020 1:58:50 PM
The Oak Ridger on MSN.com
Melton Hill Lake Reservoir," he said. As The Oak Ridger has reported, TVA officials have reported levels of certain toxic elements in groundwater above drinking water standards, and TVA and Tennessee ...

6/17/2020 1:31:00 PM
WATE 6 On Your Side
Officials with the Knox County Parks and Recreation department cleared blocked areas on Beaver Creek to ensure accessibility for the summer months. Two recreation ...

5/29/2020 5:14:00 PM
MSN
A group of demonstrators made WVLT News aware that they would be gathering outside of the Knoxville Police Department Friday evening to 'demand justice for George Floyd, a black man who died at ...

5/29/2020 3:58:34 PM
Knoxville WVLT-TV on MSN.com
Warmer weather has been attracting dozens of people to the lake near Oak Ridge. Melton Hill Lake is a popular place for both competitive and recreational rowers and kayakers. The Adventure Outdoors ...

5/28/2020 11:28:00 AM
MSN
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - Children 2 years and older should wear a cloth face mask when in public settings that make social distancing difficult, according to the Centers for Disease Control and ...

5/26/2020 5:00:00 PM
Chattanoogan.com
This past weekend, I had the opportunity to cover the NCAA women’s rowing championships at Melton Hill Lake near Oak Ridge as a freelancer for the Knoxville News Sentinel. This was the first ...

5/22/2020 3:24:00 PM
MSN
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) --Do you have to worry about the coronavirus spreading in swimming pools? That's what we asked Tim Sparer, a professor in microbiology at the University of Tennessee ...

5/5/2020 3:47:00 PM
MSN
OAK RIDGE, Tenn. — Earlier this year Legacy Parks Foundation, a nonprofit group, unveiled its Oak Ridge Natural Assets Guidebook. It's a collaborative project created at the request of the city ...

4/23/2020 5:00:00 PM
Chattanoogan.com
TWRA is investigating a hit-and-run boating accident that happened on Thursday, at approximately 7:45 p.m. on Melton Hill Lake in the area of Clark Park and Knox County Park. According to ...

4/16/2020
NWS
Water Resources Outlook (April 2020)

4/10/2020 7:44:00 AM
Knox News
Oak Ridge police offering $1,000 reward for information on abandoned 'Baby Wyatt' The body of the unidentified newborn boy was found, with his umbilical cord still attached, March 26 along the ...







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