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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  • Clean Water Nashville Program 5-year Update
    Now in its sixth year, the Program has achieved considerable advancement for both environmental compliance and overall system improvements across Davidson County.
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  • West Park Equalization Facility Phase II is taking shape
    The West Park Equalization Facility Phase II Project is taking shape within one of Nashville’s most transformative neighborhoods, the Nations.
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  • Conveyance Improvements Underway
    The Brick Church Pike Pipe Improvements project illustrates the sometimes demanding challenges encountered as Clean Water Nashville improves Davidson County’s sewer system.
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  • Cured-in-place pipe lining seals the deal
    Cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) lining is one of several sewer rehabilitation methods used to repair leaking or structurally unsound existing pipelines.
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  • Service lines connect citizens to public sewer system
    Clean Water Nashville is constructing sewer rehabilitation projects to renew sewer infrastructure and reduce overflows that may lead to water quality impairments.
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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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