Purpose of the TVAImprove navigation inTennessee RiverControl destructiveFlood watersElectricity generation
Accomplishments of the TVA Includes three nuclear power plants, 11 coal-fired plants, 29 hydroelectric dams, five combustion-turbine plants and about 17000 miles of transmission lines Electricity produced now reaches over 8 million residents of the Tennessee Valley Largest public power system in the US
Leaders of the Tva Chairman Bill Baxter Director Skila Harris David Lilienthal
Legacy of the TVA Succeeded provide electricity increase water supply provide recreational lakes create a series of lakes thatform one long navigation channelfrom Knoxville, Tennessee, toPaducah, Kentucky stores excess water in flood seasonand lowers flood levels
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