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2011 Collection System Structural Defect Repair project completed

Date added: 11-Aug-2015 09:26 AM

2011 Collection System Structural Defect Repair project completedThe 2011 Collection System Structural Defect Repair project involved repair of wastewater infrastructure across an expansive area of the Whites Creek and Richland Creek drainage basins in northwest and west Nashville. The project is the largest so far from a geographic standpoint, spreading across 10 Metro Council districts.

Work included repair to cracked and broken system pipes that had begun to leak and diminish system capacity. The program’s contractors used closed circuit television cameras, extended by cables into the pipe system, to identify deterioration and catalog more than 25 major repairs.
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Driftwood Equalization Facility modifications completed, doubling facility's capacity

Date added: 11-Aug-2015 09:31 AM

Driftwood Equalization Facility modifications completed, doubling facility's capacityThe Driftwood Equalization Facility, located on the eastern edge of downtown Nashville, off of Hermitage Avenue on Visco Drive, has been modified to store an additional 3.2 million gallons of combined sewage during peak rain events. This project is a means of reducing or eliminating wet weather overflows during major rain events.

By raising the concrete walls at Driftwood’s open storage facility and installing six new weir gates, CWN has doubled water detention capacity to almost 7 million gallons.
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Lakewood Infrastructure Improvement Project Open House held

Date added: 11-Aug-2015 09:32 AM

Lakewood Infrastructure Improvement Project Open House heldConstruction will begin in January 2014 to renew water and wastewater infrastructure in the Lakewood community. In advance of that construction, a community open house was held to provide community members information about the project, which is part of a citywide initiative to meet the U.S. Clean Water Act and replace aged infrastructure to benefit future generations.

The project will modernize Lakewood’s water, wastewater and stormwater infrastructure, the results of which will include improving water flow, reducing standing water during big rain events, and addressing sewer overflows.
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Clean Water Nashville Program supports the Cumberland River Compact by entering the Dragon Boat Race!

Date added: 11-Aug-2015 09:28 AM

Clean Water Nashville Program supports the Cumberland River Compact by entering the Dragon Boat Race!Each year the Cumberland River compact hosts the Cumberland River Dragon boat festival, which includes a daylong series of Dragon boat races along the Cumberland River at Riverfront Park. This year the Clean Water Nashville Program supported the festival, including entering a team in the Dragon Boat race competition held on September 7.
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Dodson Chapel Project wins construction awards

Brasfield & Gorrie has won two major construction industry awards for its work on the Dodson Chapel Pumping Station and Equalization Facility improvement project in Hermitage.
B&G, lead contractor for construction of an 11-million gallon wastewater storage facility, new wastewater pump station and other system upgrades, earned the first-place Obelisk Award by Associated Builders & Contractors in the Public Works and Environmental Division. Associated General Contractors presented B&G an excellence award in the New Municipal Utility category.
AGC noted B&G’s ability to build the job while continuing existing wastewater operations, use of environmentally friendly construction approaches, including an on-site rock crusher to turn stone into pipe bedding and backfill and using chipped trees cleared from the site for mulch for erosion control.
Dodson Chapel EQ, the first major construction project in the Clean Water Nashville OAP program, began in May 2012 and was completed ahead of schedule in April 2014. It was designed by Brown & Caldwell.
“This is a real team win for Clean Water Nashville,” said Glenn Bond, Brasfield & Gorrie senior project manager. “Awards like this are possible when you have a highly organized program and a real sense of partnership by all of the team members. The partnership led by MWS is what made this project so successful.”