Tri-County Lakes Administrative Commission
36th Smith Mountain Lake Cleanup Day set for May 4

36th Smith Mountain Lake Cleanup Day set for May 4

36th Smith Mountain Lake Cleanup Day set for May 4 Take Pride in Smith Mountain Lake, SML’s annual cleanup initiative, will take place on May 4 at various locations around the lake. Neighborhood groups, businesses, families, civic organizations and others are invited...
TLAC looks to form sedimentation task force for SML

TLAC looks to form sedimentation task force for SML

JASON DUNOVANT, The Roanoke Times The Tri-County Lakes Administrative Commission is taking a closer look at sedimentation that has slowly been encroaching into Smith Mountain Lake.   The commission has formed a work group tasked with getting a better grasp of the...
Safety Milestone

Safety Milestone

JASON DUNOVANT, The Roanoke Times The Tri-County Lakes Administrative Commission’s Wake Education Task Force recently marked its first year at Smith Mountain Lake. The group has led an effort to encourage boaters participating in towed watersports to be more courteous...
New Recreation Safety Campaign Launches at SML

New Recreation Safety Campaign Launches at SML

Residents and visitors at Smith Mountain Lake may notice more signage, handouts, and other materials related to lake recreation safety.   In October 2022, the Wake Education Task Force was appointed by the Tri-County Lakes Administration Commission (TLAC). Since then,...
TLAC’s Wake Education Task Force Tackles the Wave

TLAC’s Wake Education Task Force Tackles the Wave

The TLAC Board of Directors instituted a No Wake Surf Zone policy in August 2021 to mitigate issues addressed in boating incidents reports on Smith Mountain Lake. The policy was approved by resolution of the four counties surrounding the Smith Mountain Project in...