Who We Are

TLAC serves as the first point of contact for issues and concerns related to Smith Mountain Lake and Leesville Lake.

Smith Mountain Lake Facts

Interesting facts about Smith Mountain Lake and its over 500 miles of shoreline.


Learn the answers to some of the most commonly asked questions.

Aquatic Vegetation

Learn about native and non-native aquatic vegetation in Smith Mountain Lake.


Learn about navigation aids, our Adopt-a-Light program, and boating safety on Smith Mountain Lake.


TLAC’s Environmental Committee considers debris, invasive aquatic vegetation and other water quality issues.


Check out the latest TLAC / Smith Mountain Lake/Leesville Lake related news and information.

Take Pride in SML

2017 Take Pride in Smith Mountain Lake Event Concludes

Contact & Directions

Contact information and directions to the TLAC office.

Leesville Lake Facts

Leesville Lake is the smaller and lower lake of the Smith Mountain hydro-electric pump storage project.

Leesville Lake Beautification Day

Leesville Lake Beautification Day held on June 10, 2017.

Boating Incident Form

Click here to complete a boating incident form.

Happening at TLAC

Leesville Lake Beautification Day

14th Annual Leesville Lake Beautification Day.

2017 Take Pride in Smith Mountain Lake

2017 Take Pride in SML Event

SML Vessel Pump Out Program

The SML vessel pump out program will be available beginning Saturday, May 13, 2017 for the 2017 summer season.

2017 TLAC Board Meeting Schedule

2016 TLAC Board Meeting Schedule

2015 TLAC November Newsletter

Read about the latest 2015 TLAC happenings in our November 2015 newsletter.

Three Organizations Work Together to Manage Aquatic Vegetation in SML

The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (VDGIF), Appalachian Power Company (APCo) and the Tri-County Lakes Administrative Commission (TLAC) continue to work cooperatively in the management of aquatic vegetation at Smith Mountain Lake.

Triploid Grass Carp Release

TLAC announced today that 6000 sterile triploid grass carp were released into SML earlier this week.

TLAC’s 2012 Invasive Aquatic Vegetation Program

TLAC’s 2012 Invasive Aquatic Vegetation Program — More than 150 acres of Hydrilla were treated with herbicides.