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Lakewood improvement plans advance

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

Lakewood improvement plans advanceClean Water OAP continues preparation for a major infrastructure renewal project in the Lakewood community. The project will include updating aged water and wastewater infrastructure and addressing longstanding problems of localized flooding in yards and roadways caused by stormwater.
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Broadway, Van Buren overflows eliminated

Date added: 11-Aug-2015 09:27 AM

Broadway, Van Buren overflows eliminatedMetro Nashville is making significant progress toward improving Cumberland River water quality, eliminating two downtown combined sewer overflow (CSO) points. Closing the Broadway and Van Buren CSO’s reduces the number of Davidson County overflow points by 25 percent and reduces the amount of contaminated stormwater and wastewater flowing directly into the Cumberland River.
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Clean Water Nashville OAP begins project work

Date added: 23-Feb-2017 02:28 PM

Clean Water Nashville OAP begins project workThe Clean Water Nashville Overflow Abatement Program initiated construction on the following major projects in the second quarter of 2012:

  • Expansion of storage capacity at the MWS Driftwood CSO Equalization Facility on Driftwood Street
  • Expansion and other improvements to the Dodson Chapel Pumping Station and Equalization Facility

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Music City Center features green roof

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

Music City Center features green roofThe recently completed Music City Center is on track to be certified Silver Level LEED – Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design – by the U.S. Green Building Council.

One of the elements that will be considered during the certification process is the building’s green roof, designed to reduce the convention center’s overall energy usage.
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Lakewood office reflects communications priority

BECAUSE Clean Water Nashville utilizes public resources and may impact neighborhoods, businesses and a wide range of civic enterprises, community outreach is an important component of Clean Water Nashville.

CWN follows communications plan protocol on every project to identify neighborhood stakeholders before work starts so that all parties are aware of the purpose, impact and work schedule. Depending on the scope of the project, CWN conducts public community meetings, issues notification letters to residents and business owners, briefs Council members and follows up directly with homeowners to address inquiries.

Lakewood Infrastructure Improvement Project led CWN to open a project office in the former Lakewood City Hall on Old Hickory Boulevard to house the construction team and provide neighbors with information and assistance. It is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The office is a reliable place for neighbors to engage officials about the work that will result in modernizing Lakewood’s water, wastewater and stormwater infrastructure. Extensive construction to replace and relocate aging sewer lines and water mains and to add storm sewers requires digging up and repaving many streets in the community.

CWN is coordinating information with many agencies, including the U.S. Postal Service, Metro Police and Fire, Metro Nashville Public Schools and waste collection companies to ensure that neighborhood life remains functional until the project is completed.