Proposed Dam Affects Daddy's Creek

The Tennessee Division of Water Pollution Control will hold a public hearing on Thursday, January 11, 2001 at 7:00 P. M. CST in the Fairfield Glade Recreation Center, located at One Stonehenge Drive at Fairfield Glade, Tennessee, 38558. Fairfield Glade, Inc. has proposed to construct a dam on the stream named Cove Branch, a tributary of Daddys Creek in Cumberland County. The dam would form a lake of about 66 acres at normal pool. The lake's purpose is to assist in the development of residential lots. The dam would be about 55 feet high and 850 feet long. Cove Branch and Daddys Creek are tributaries of the Obed National Wild and Scenic River.

Persons wishing to comment on or object to the proposal are invited to deliver oral or written comment at the public hearing. The hearing officer will limit all testimony to relevant water quality issues and may limit testimony in the interest of time, however, all persons desiring to speak will be afforded an opportunity to do so. Written testimony will be accepted for 10 days following the hearing and will be considered part of the official record. The public is also invited to submit comments in writing to the Division of Water Pollution Control at the address printed below. The comments must be received by January 21, 2001. After considering all public comments, the Division will publish a final permit decision and a notice of the Division's determinations.


Points that should be made:

Send your comments with "Fairfield Glade PN# 00-76" in the subject line to:

Division of Water Pollution Control: Attn: R. Baker
7th Floor, L&C; Annex
401 Church Street
Nashville, TN 37243-1534

Carl Olsen
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers District, Nashville
P.O. Box 1070
Nashville, TN 37202-1070
[email protected]

Eric Somerville
61 Forsyth Street, S.W.
Atlanta, GA 30303-8960
[email protected]


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