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Low lake levels hurting some marinas; video report from South Holston Lake

August 31st, 2007 12:00 am by Rain Smith

Low lake levels hurting some marinas; video report from South Holston Lake



Dee Dee Brown, owner of Painter Creek Marina, says profits in August were cut by 30 percent due to low lake levels. Photo by David Grace.



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According to the Tennessee Valley Authority, which manages lakes in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia, this is the driest summer in 118 years. As shown in the video below, marina owners on the upper end of South Holston among the hardest hit by the low lake levels. Video by Rain Smith, timesnews.net.



For more coverage of the issue, check Sunday's edition of the Kingsport Times-News.





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