Clean Water Protection
Legislative and Regulatory Policy
How Harpeth Conservancy is Working to Help Legislators and Regulators
Advocacy can take a number of forms. Our work on permitting is one of the things we are most involved in. Our work to reduce nutrient pollution on the Harpeth – and statewide — is one of our most important projects. Sometimes, sadly, when other parties won’t comply with the law, we have had to resort to litigation.
We have been actively working collaboratively with many organizations to protect clean and adequate supplies of drinking water.
Watch this video of Science Director Ryan Jackwood and AmeriCorps member Meriweather Bean as they present the work of Harpeth Conservancy to improve water quality
Traffic isn’t the only major issue with the rapid growth across Middle TN. A major hidden and smelly public health risk is untreated sewage that