Mission Statement

To protect and advance the ecological health of Watts Bar Lake for the benefit of all stakeholders (property owners, communities, fishermen, sportsmen, recreational users, marinas, and navigation). This mission will be accomplished through the following steps: assess environmental problems which reduce or limit the ecological health and use of the lake; research technical solutions; select best or proven alternatives; evaluate likelihood of success; and recommend solutions/actions to the appropriate local, county, state, and federal agencies and commissions. At present, the focus of this Council is to address the control and reduction invasive aquatic plant species rapidly taking over the littoral zone/shallow water: the critically important area for high quality lake environment and fishery.