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Water Resources Outlook (September 2019)


Date: 9/19/2019

Water Resources Outlook (September

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Family displaced after condo fire at Percy Priest Lake


Date: 9/18/2019 3:19:00 AM

NASHVILLE (WSMV) - A family of five people were displaced after an overnight fire at a condo in the Priest Lake section of Nashville. According to investigators on scene, the call came out around 11 p

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Volunteer to Clean and Help Percy Priest Lake


Date: 9/6/2019 8:17:00 AM

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is enlisting the support of volunteers at its lakes on the Cumberland River and its tributaries in support of the 26th Annual National Public Lands

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Water Resources Outlook (August 2019)


Date: 8/23/2019

Water Resources Outlook (August

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Distracted driving ‘early indicator’ in Hendersonville man’s death


Date: 8/3/2019 12:44:00 AM

The investigation continues, but distracted driving could be a factor. Migjen Kolshi and Fitim Haziri have spent Summer after Summer out on Percy Priest Lake. “We became best friends in 2005, and

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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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