Beech reservoir is located on the Beech River in West Tennessee. The reservoir is not a hydroelectric facility, it has no power generators and produces no electricity. It is part of a cluster of eight TVA reservoirs that provide flood damage reduction, recreational opportunities and water supply in the Beech River watershed. The other seven reservoirs Cedar, Dogwood, Lost Creek, Pin Oak, Pine, Redbud and Sycamore are primarily used for agricultural releases.
The reservoirs are open to the public, providing opportunities for boating, swimming and fishing. The adjacent lands are also enjoyed by backpackers and hikers. Programs for managing game, restocking fish populations, constructing underwater fish attractors and enhancing the habitat for resident Canada geese, ensure the quality of the outdoor experience in the Beech River area.
For more information about TVA's dams, visit https://www.tva.gov/Energy/Our-Power-System/Hydroelectric.
TVA is a corporate agency of the United States, it receives no taxpayer funding, deriving virtually all of its revenues from sales of electricity to business customers and local power distributors serving 9 million people in parts of seven southeastern states. But TVA is much more than a power company. Through its mission of service, the Tennessee Valley Authority improves the quality of life by providing safe, clean, reliable and affordable electricity; supporting communities through economic development; and carrying out environmental stewardship programs to ensure we all have a beautiful, unique place to live for generations.