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The Watershed Association of the Tellico Reservoir (WATeR)
supports policies and projects that protect and improve
the environment in and around
Tellico Reservoir

Watershed Cleanup

Wildcat Pointe TrailOur journey began in 2002 with only 250 dedicated volunteers who removed 4-tons of trash in our effort to improve and protect the areas in and around the Tellico Watershed.

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Trail development programs and upkeep of the 31 miles of trails are accomplished mainly with volunteer labor and monthly cleanups of public trails, boat landings, parking areas, etc.

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Water Quality

Our goal is to protect and improve water quality, and prevent pollution of lakes and streams through education, promoting regulations, assessments, and corrective actions.

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Recent & Ongoing Projects

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Bat Creek

WATER QUALITY IMPROVEMENT COMMITTEE NEEDS YOUR HELP! As part of the agreement to improve Madisonville’s sewage waste discharge, the Water Quality Improvement Committee of WATeR has been tasked with sampling Bat Creek, which runs through Madisonville...
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Madisonville Wastewater Treatment Initiative

Madisonville Wastewater NPDES Application Letter to TDEC on proposed Madisonville Plan Mar 2014 City of Madisonville Waste Water Treatment Plant final_rev4.3.14
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