The Tva Experience: 1933–1971

  1. William C. Ackermann,
  2. Gilbert F. White,
  3. E.B. Worthington and
  4. J. Loreena Ivens
  1. Reed A. Elliot

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM017p0251

Man-Made Lakes: Their Problems and Environmental Effects

Man-Made Lakes: Their Problems and Environmental Effects

How to Cite

Elliot, R. A. (1973) The Tva Experience: 1933–1971, in Man-Made Lakes: Their Problems and Environmental Effects (eds W. C. Ackermann, G. F. White, E.B. Worthington and J. L. Ivens), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM017p0251

Author Information

  1. Water Control Planning, Tennessee Valley Authority, Knoxville, Tennessee 37902

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1973

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900179

Online ISBN: 9781118664117

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Keywords:

  • Flood control;
  • Tennessee Valley;
  • Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA);
  • TVA Act;
  • Water control system

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Planning the Water Control System

  • The Valley

  • Objectives and Decisions

  • Water Control System

  • System Operation

  • Environmental, Social, and Economic Considerations

  • Benefits to Region and Nation

  • Implications for the Future