Clean Water For You, By You.


About Us

best_hiwassee_riverHiwassee River Watershed Coalition is now part of MountainTrue!

On July 1, 2019 Hiwassee River Watershed Coalition merged with a larger regional environmental nonprofit called MountainTrue to establish MountainTrue’s new Western Regional Office. Although this step ensures a measure of sustainability, we still need everyone’s support to continue our vital programs in the upper Hiwassee River watershed.

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Make A Difference

make_a_differenceThere are a wide variety of ways that you can help make a positive difference for clean water in the Hiwassee River watershed! In addition to becoming a member of the organization, here are 10 more ways that you can make a difference and the good news about these ideas is that most of them cost you nothing!

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Lake Chatuge

Lake ChatugeLake Chatuge is a 7,000-acre manmade impoundment of the Hiwassee River. The dam was constructed by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) in 1942 and was originally built to store water to help reduce flood damage and aid navigation in the Tennessee River downstream.  

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Recent Works