FEDERAL JUDGE APPROVES COURT-ENFORCEABLE SETTLEMENT OF HRWA LAWSUIT

Contact:  Dorie Bolze, Executive Director, 615-790-9767 or 615-479-0181, doriebolze@harpethriver.org           Jim Redwine, Director, Water Quality Protection and Sustainability Program, 225-281-4089,                jimredwine@harpethriver.org FRANKLIN TO TAKE STEPS TO LIMIT POLLUTION FROM SEWER PLANT TO IMPROVE WATER QUALITY IN THE STATE SCENIC HARPETH RIVER NASHVILLE, TN  (August 17, 2016)– The Harpeth River Watershed Association (HRWA) announced…

Harpeth River Dam Removal in Tennessee Receives National Legacy Project Award

HARPETH RIVER DAM REMOVAL IN TENNESSEE RECEIVES NATIONAL LEGACY PROJECT RECOGNITION NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – This year, the Southeast Aquatic Resources Partnership (SARP) nominated Harpeth River Lowhead Dam Removal and Stream Restoration Project was recognized as one of the National Fish Habitat Partnership’s (NFHP) 10 “Waters to Watch” Legacy projects. The Harpeth River, one of the…

City of Franklin, HRWA Reach Settlement Agreement over Harpeth River Lawsuit

Franklin—May 10, 2016 The City of Franklin and the conservation organization, Harpeth River Watershed Association (HRWA), have resolved their differences regarding the City’s operation of its Water Reclamation Facility, ending a 2014 federal Clean Water Act lawsuit filed by HRWA in which HRWA has been represented by the Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC). The parties…

The Harpeth River Watershed Association Adds a Senior Director with 30+ Years of Experience To Run Water Quality Protection and Sustainability Program

Nashville, TN (March 14, 2016) – Jim Redwine has joined the Harpeth River Watershed Association in a new senior position as Director of the Water Quality Protection and Sustainability Program. Jim has over 30 years of experience as a corporate, executive, and environmental and bankruptcy attorney. Jim’s work includes the General Motors bankruptcy, where he was…

The Harpeth River Watershed Association Puts Citizenship and Service in Action

Volunteers to plant over 100 trees to stabilize an eroding river bank on the Little Harpeth River on MLK Day Nashville, TN (January 14, 2016) – The Harpeth River Watershed Association will led a dozen Middle Tennessee volunteers in the planting of over 100 trees into a stretch of eroding river bank on the Little Harpeth…

State (TDEC), HRWA, and City of Franklin announce tighter water withdrawal permit on Harpeth

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  TDEC, City of Franklin and HRWA Partner on New ARAP Permit July 6, 2015   CONTACT:  Kelly Brockman  (615) 253-1916 NASHVILLE –The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC), city of Franklin and Harpeth River Watershed Association (HWRA) announced today the issuance of a new Aquatic Resource Alteration Permit (ARAP) authorizing water…

Harpeth River Project is Chosen for TN in President Obama’s 2012 New America’s Great Outdoors Rivers Initiative

On May 21, 2012 Secretary Salazar of the Department of Interior announced the new Rivers Initiative with a project from each state and the District of Columbia as models of collaborative efforts to conserve and restore key rivers in the United States, expand outdoor recreational opportunities and support jobs in local communities. Click here for the full…