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Harpeth Conservancy supports legislation requiring municipal wastewater plants to quantify and limit pollutants

Harpeth Conservancy supports legislation requiring municipal wastewater plants to quantify and limit pollutants Statement by Jim RedwineVice President & COO , Harpeth Conservancy NASHVILLE, TENN, March 8, 2016–Harpeth Conservancy is proud to support legislation filed in the Tennessee General Assembly that will hold municipal wastewater treatment plants receiving loans from the state accountable for following…

Battle Ground Academy selects Harpeth Conservancy as institution of emphasis for 2018-2019 school year

BATTLE GROUND ACADEMY SELECTS HARPETH CONSERVANCY AS INSTITUTION OF EMPHASIS FOR 2018-19 SCHOOL YEAR Statement by Mike Alday, Alday Communications, Inc 10/23/2018 FRANKLIN, Tenn. – Battle Ground Academy’s Student Council has selected the Harpeth Conservancy as its Institution of Emphasis IOE) program. The local non-profit was selected from a pool of applicants that the entire…

American Rivers Names Harpeth River One of America’s Most Endangered Rivers of 2015

Contact: Dorie Bolze, Harpeth River Watershed Association, (615) 479-0181Erin McCombs, American Rivers, (828) 649-7887 4/7/2015 Washington, D.C.- American Rivers named the Harpeth River among America’s Most Endangered Rivers® of 2015 today, highlighting the threat sewage pollution and excessive water withdrawals pose to clean water and public health. “The America’s Most Endangered Rivers report is a…

Harpeth Conservancy Helps Volunteers to Plant over 350 Trees in Kingston Springs, TN

Harpeth Conservancy Helps Volunteers to Plant over 350 Trees in Kingston Springs, TN Harpeth Conservancy and volunteers spend a Saturday morning reforesting the banks of the Harpeth River KINGSTON SPRINGS, TENN. (February 26, 2018)—On Saturday, Harpeth Conservancy planted 350 native trees in LL Burns Park, Kingston Springs with the help of Glenn Remick, (City Commissioner…

Nashville Waterways Consortium Launches Rivive! Nashville Initiative

NASHVILLE WATERWAYS CONSORTIUM LAUNCHES Rivive! NASHVILLE INITIATIVE Nashvillians are encouraged to get involved in protecting Nashville’s waterways NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 22, 2017) – Today, the Nashville Waterways Consortium kicked off the Rivive! Nashville initiative to inspire  Nashvillian to take action to protect the city’s streams and rivers  for future generations. The Nashville Waterways Consortium is made…

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 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…