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Compact encourages new engineering for old designs

Date added: 26-Aug-2015 07:16 AM

Compact encourages new engineering for old designsLONG-TERM QUALITY AND CONSERVATION of Nashville’s waterways demands enhanced stormwater practices and deeper public understanding and awareness. Fortunately in Nashville, numerous organizations are contributing to the conversation and creating momentum.
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Night Work Begins for the 16” Water Transmission Main and Pump Station Project

Date added: 23-Sep-2016 08:46 AM

Night Work Begins for the 16” Water Transmission Main and Pump Station ProjectOn Monday, March 2, 2015, Metro Water Services began the construction of a water main and water pumping station project with portions of work being adjacent to the Cleanwater Nashville OAP project, Lakewood Rehabilitation.

Starting May 31, 2015, night work will begin taking place for the construction of the water main portion of this project along Old Hickory Boulevard from 22nd to Hadley within the TDOT right of way. Due to traffic along Old Hickory Boulevard, TDOT restrictions require work to be completed from 7PM to 6AM. The work is expected to take approximately 2 months to complete.

For the initial project notification letter with more detail, please click here.

For more information regarding this work, please contact Metro Water Services.
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Volunteers assist Mother Nature’s work

Date added: 11-Aug-2015 09:34 AM

Volunteers assist Mother Nature’s workLocal environmental groups aid Clean Water Nashville by planting trees to keep rivers and streams clean.
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Whites Creek project results in water quality improvement

Date added: 11-Aug-2015 09:35 AM

Whites Creek project results in water quality improvementThe 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.
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Clean Water Nashville projects nearing completion

A handful of large-scale Clean Water Nashville Overflow Abatement Program (CWNOAP) projects will be completed in late 2017 and early 2018, renewing system infrastructure and boosting Nashville’s compliance with the Clean Water Act by reducing wastewater overflows into the environment.

"With every project that is completed, the Clean Water Nashville Overflow Abatement Program makes progress on our commitment to update the wastewater system for our citizens and protect the health of the Cumberland River and area tributaries,” said Ron Taylor, CWNOAP Program Director.

Projects nearing completion include:

The West Park Equalization Facility Phase IIThe West Park Equalization Facility Phase II project is scheduled to be in service in the fall of 2017 with park improvements continuing through the end of the year. Construction of a new, circular-shaped, 260-foot diameter, 21 million gallon wet weather storage tank increases capacity of wastewater storage during wet weather events. Located within West Park in a rapidly changing West Nashville residential neighborhood, the project will feature a distinctive mural and landscaping to minimize visual impact of the storage tank. Construction on the project, located in Council District 20, started in April 2015.

The Annual Rehabilitation FY2014 – Whites Creek Trunk project The Annual Rehabilitation FY2014 – Whites Creek Trunk project is scheduled for completion before the end of the year. This project was developed to identify and correct defects in the large diameter sewer that generally follows Whites Creek. These defects allow rain and groundwater to enter the sewer, leading to sanitary sewer overflows. The project consists of the rehabilitation of approximately 38,000 linear feet of gravity sewer, associated manholes, and service laterals within Metro’s right of way and easements. Streambank restoration was also conducted along a portion of Whites Creek. Construction on the project, located in Council Districts 1, 2, and3, began in January 2016.

South Hurricane CreekThe Annual Rehabilitation FY2016 – South Hurricane Creek project is scheduled for completion in early 2018. The project consists of evaluating and rehabilitating approximately 31,100 linear feet of sewer, manholes, and associated service laterals within Metro’s rights-of-way and easements. The goal of this project is to reduce rainfall-derived infiltration and inflow and renew existing infrastructure throughout the southern Hurricane Creek sewer basin. The project, located in Council District 33, began in May 2017.

The Brick Church Pike Improvement The Brick Church Pike Improvement Project is scheduled for completion in early 2018. The conveyance project will increase capacity in the sewer system in this area of northwest Nashville and reduce surcharging and sanitary sewer overflows that occur when excess rainwater enters the system. This is being achieved with installation of approximately 9,400 linear feet of large diameter gravity sewer pipe, 500 linear feet of small diameter sewer pipe, associated manholes, and sewer rehabilitation. The project, located in Council District 3, began in August 2016.