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Chilhowee Dam
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member fatcat161
N 35° 32.508 W 084° 02.379
16S E 768383 N 3937161
Quick Description: The Chilhowee Dam is a hydroelectric development located in Blount and Monroe Counties, Tennessee. Photo and waypoint is from the overlook.
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 10/7/2008 12:14:56 PM
Waymark Code: WM4WXN
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra
Views: 26

Long Description:
Chilhowee Dam
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Chilhowee Dam is a hydroelectric development located in Blount and Monroe Counties, Tennessee, between river mile 33 and 34 on the Little Tennessee River . Construction began in 1955 and was completed in 1957. The dam, together with an integral powerhouse form the Chilhowee Development. The Chilhowee Dam forms the Chilhowee Reservoir which covers approximately 1,734 acres (normal full pool area) and has a drainage area of 1,977 square miles (5,120 km2). The elevation of Chilhowee Reservoir is 874.0 feet (USGS).

Chilhowee, like Calderwood and Cheoah, is controlled by TVA's Fontana Dam. Fontana Dam is the primary flow control facility for the lower Little Tennessee River. Tapoco built and operates the Chilhowee Development.
Waterway where the dam is located: Little Tennessee River/Calderwood Lake

Main use of the Water Dam: Hydroelectric Power Production

Material used in the structure: Concrete

Height of Dam: Not listed

Date built: Not listed

Fishing Allowed: Not Listed

Motor Sports Allowed: Not Listed

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