Cleanwater Nashville

Metro Water Services

The Clean Water Nashville Overflow Abatement Program

is an initiative led by Metro Water Services (MWS) in coordination with partner agencies including the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) for the purpose of meeting the Clean Water Act requirements and, in the process, ensuring the environmental health of the Cumberland River and its tributaries for future generations.

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  • Remote-controlled cameras provide eyes for underground pipe repairs
    closed circuit television (CCTV) inspection involves viewing the inside of a pipe via a remotely-operated camera in the sewer...
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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...
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  • Plans for CWWTP Expansion
    Metro Water Services is advancing plans for a major expansion of the Central Wastewater Treatment Plant (CWWTP). The plant was originally constructed in 1958 and has been expanded several times...
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The Cumberland River is one of Nashville's greatest assets, an abundant source of drinking water and recreation, and a major contributor to our community's quality of life.

Ron Taylor, CWNOAP Program Director

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