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TVA Approves Rockwood Campground and Marina

December 1, 2021

TVA Approves Rockwood Campground and Marina

 ROCKWOOD, Tenn.­­ – The Tennessee Valley Authority issued on Wednesday a final Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact that would allow the City of Rockwood to develop a full-service commercial marina and campground on Watts Bar Reservoir with a 30-year easement.

 TVA determined that the development would not significantly affect the environment. Documents related to this assessment are posted at www.tva.com/nepa.

 TVA would issue a deed modification to the City of Rockwood to allow Blue Ridge Development LLC to develop the proposed 43-acre marina and campground near Tom Fuller Memorial Park.

 TVA would issue Blue Ridge Development an easement for land rights to construct the development that would include 204 covered boat slips, boat ramp, fuel platform, swim beach, fishing piers, parking spaces, water intakes, riprap, and campsites. TVA will require a TVA Section 26a permit for all facilities constructed below the 750-foot contour elevation. 

 The proposed development would add recreation amenities for the surrounding community and provide economic value to the region.