2017 Tennessee Code
Title 69 - Waters, Waterways, Drains and Levees
Chapter 7 - Water Management
Part 2 - Inter-Basin Water Transfers
§ 69-7-203. Definition of basin and river basin.

Universal Citation: TN Code § 69-7-203 (2017)
  • For purposes of this part, "basin" or "river basin" refers to the entire topographic extent of the following ten (10) watersheds and combinations of watersheds:
    • (1) The Mississippi River and all of its tributaries west of the Tennessee River Valley;
    • (2) The Duck River, the Elk River, and the western Tennessee River Valley;
    • (3) The lower Cumberland River to the downstream point of the mouth of the Caney Fork River, the Harpeth and the Stones rivers;
    • (4) The tributaries of the Barren River;
    • (5) The upper Cumberland River, the Caney Fork, the Obed, and the Big South Fork of the Cumberland River;
    • (6) The lower Tennessee River in East Tennessee up to and including the Hiawassee River;
    • (7) The Conasauga River;
    • (8) The Upper Tennessee River in East Tennessee upstream of the Hiawassee, the Little Tennessee, the Clinch, and the Emory rivers;
    • (9) The French Broad River and the Nolichuckey River; and
    • (10) The Holston River and the Watauga River.
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