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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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Washington CSO Control Facility goes online

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

Washington CSO Control Facility goes onlineA major combined sewer facility providing optimization for wet weather storage, screening and control of floatables and solids went online in April of this year. In addition to providing treatment, the facility dramatically reduces the number of overflows at the Washington outfall, and reduces the volume of overflows by approximately 90 percent annually.

Constructed at a cost of approximately $17 million, it was operationally complete in time to meet the Consent Decree milestone.
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Lakewood water, wastewater modernization complete

THE LAKEWOOD WATER AND WASTEWATER INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL PROJECT IN DISTRICT 11 IS COMPLETE.

The large-scale project, which began in January 2014, modernizes water and wastewater systems throughout residential and commercial areas in District 11.

“We are truly appreciative of the patience and cooperation of Lakewood area residents and businesses during a long construction period that sometimes presented challenges for the neighborhood,” said Scott Potter, P.E., Director of Metro Water Services. “With completion, Metro has improved the structural integrity of the water, wastewater and storm sewer systems for Lakewood property owners, residents and future generations.”

Beneficial improvements include:

  • Replacement and rehabilitation of sewer lines to eliminate groundwater infiltration into the sewer system,

  • Replacement of water mains to improve water flow to residences and for fire protection,

  • Construction of stormwater collection and conveyance structures to reduce localized flooding during heavy rain events, and

  • Rebuilding and resurfacing of impacted streets throughout the Lakewood community.

The on-site project office has been closed. It had been located in the former Lakewood City Hall. Residents who have a customer service need should contact Metro Water Services at (615) 862-4600.