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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  • Compact Encourages New Engineering for Old Designs
    Numerous organizations, like the Nashville Zoo, are contributing to the quality and conservation of Nashville’s waterways.
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  • East Nashville rehab projects continue in Inglewood and Jackson Park
    Comprehensive sewer system renewal throughout large areas of East Nashville and Inglewood continues with the start of the Shelby Park Rehabilitation...
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  • Find a project near you
    search an address or place to locate projects in your area
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  • Natural setting shapes repair approach
    Davidson County’s surrounding environment is an ever-present factor in how the Clean Water Nashville Program plans construction repairs on aged and defective wastewater infrastructure.
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  • New program website expands public access
    Clean Water Nashville has launched a newly designed website that provides easier navigation, expanded public resources and improved tools such as an interactive map...
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  • Smoke testing yields clues for system repair
    Clean Water Nashville uses a variety of techniques to assess the condition of the underground sewer system.
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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

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