To provide ratepayers and the public with information about the Clean Water Nashville Overflow Abatement Program, project updates are issued on a periodic basis. These updates will detail current and upcoming projects and report Metro’s progress in improving the water quality in Davidson County, as well as highlight information relevant to the program.
Whites Creek project results in water quality improvement
Date added: 11-Aug-2015 09:35 AM
The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) and Metro Water Services (MWS) lifted a longstanding ‘water contact advisory’ for a 2.9-mile section of Whites Creek, a sign of improved water quality for Whites Creek and the Cumberland River.
CWN infrastructure renewal projects on the rise
Date added: 11-Aug-2015 09:30 AM
Shelby Park Rehabilitation and Cowan/Riverside Rehabilitation – began the comprehensive system renewal in vast areas of East and North Nashville. The projects will rehabilitate defective, 1960s-era sewer system pipes and service connections across many square miles of residential and commercial neighborhoods. Improving sewer system performance in these basins will reduce wet weather, sanitary sewer overflows into the Cumberland River.
Annual Rehabilitation FY2013 is a countywide project that will soon start construction to rehabilitate approximately 150 segments of isolated, defective gravity sewer lines and repair service connections.
Lakewood office reflects communications priority
Date added: 11-Aug-2015 09:32 AM
Community outreach is an important component of Clean Water Nashville. Before work starts on every project, CWN identifies neighborhood stakeholders so that all parties are aware of the purpose, impact and work schedule.
Metro Parks teamwork delivers West Park update
Date added: 11-Aug-2015 09:33 AM
An exciting design to significantly improve the function, health and use of West Park will be completed this summer.
Compact drives water quality education
Date added: 11-Aug-2015 09:29 AM
Throughout this summer, the Cumberland River Compact is hosting a high-profile series titled Innovations and Solutions. The series focuses on the most pressing environmental, legal and political issues facing our local waterways. Clean Water Nashville Director Ron Taylor was honored to participate in the April launch of the series.