Cleanwater Nashville

Metro Water Services

The Clean Water Nashville Overflow Abatement Program

is an initiative led by Metro Water Services (MWS) in coordination with partner agencies including the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) for the purpose of meeting the Clean Water Act requirements and, in the process, ensuring the environmental health of the Cumberland River and its tributaries for future generations.

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  • West Park Improvements Complete
    Metro Parks and Metro Water Services (MWS) celebrated the completion of major improvements at West Park on August 18, 2018.
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  • Assessing and rehabilitating manholes
    During numerous sewer evaluation and rehabilitation projects, the Clean Water Nashville Overflow Abatement Program assesses the condition of manholes to identify:
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  • CWWTP: Gathering neighborhood input
    On January 15, 2018, Metro Water Services (MWS) held a meeting with Salemtown and Germantown residents to discuss improvements to the nearby Central Wastewater Treatment Plant (CWWTP).
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  • Metro Nashville receives CAP/ER approval
    In late August 2017, the U.S. EPA and the TDEC, approved the Corrective Action Plan / Engineering Report for Sanitary Sewer Overflows (CAP/ER).
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The Cumberland River is one of Nashville's greatest assets, an abundant source of drinking water and recreation, and a major contributor to our community's quality of life.

Ron Taylor, CWNOAP Program Director