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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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Anchor Drop: 50 Days

Anchor of Gold

Date: 7/13/2018 5:11:00 AM

Today is the fourth annual Dores at the Shores, where Vanderbilt football players will be at the Nashville Shores Resort on Percy Priest Lake signing 2018 posters. Admission is $19.99. Vanderbilt bowl

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‘Dores at the Shores’ July 13: Half-off day passes for employees

Vanderbilt University News

Date: 7/3/2018 12:13:00 PM

Be sure to enjoy the new Aqua Park, an interactive playground on Percy Priest Lake featuring 40 colorful, interconnected water elements including monkey bars, action towers, wiggle bridges, hurdles, a

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Region recognizes J. Percy Priest project on its 50th birthday


Date: 7/3/2018 11:42:00 AM

Briley added that his father passed away four years ago, and his fondest memories of him were fishing at J. Percy Priest Lake. “I know there are a lot of parents who spend time with their kids here, a

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'Operation Dry Water' Underway


Date: 7/1/2018 2:24:00 AM

TWRA officers have already made several boating under the influence arrests this summer on Percy Priest Lake, so make sure if you're the boat driver, you stay sober. "Alcohol and boats and impaired dr

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• River: Stones River
• Length: 213 Miles
• Surface Area: 14,200 Acres
• Volume: 202,000 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 892 Square Miles
• Average Depth: 29 Feet
Percy Priest Lake is a reservoir in north central Tennessee. It is formed by J. Percy Priest Dam, located about 10 miles east of downtown Nashville. The lake and dam are named for Congressman Percy Priest.The dam project was first authorized by an act of Congress approved on July 2, 1958. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project was completed in 1967.

The Natural Resource Management Office maintains three campgrounds, eleven day-use/picnic areas, and twelve boat launching ramps. There are also six marinas located on the lake.
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