Clean Water Protection

Reducing Pollution

The Harpeth River is working to reduce all types of water pollution statewide.

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Clean Water Protection
Jess Martin

Branching out: Native Trees for Clean Water!

When we choose to prioritize planting these native trees, it becomes a profound way to not only connect with our local ecosystem but also to contribute to the enduring health of our rivers and waterways.

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Holiday Gift for Lick Creek

In a significant win for clean water advocates, the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) made a crucial decision over the holidays to deny

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Clean Water Protection
Jess Martin

Tennessee’s Freshwater Mussel Pearls: The Gems of the Rivers

Freshwater mussel pearls have held a unique place in the region’s heritage, shaping industries and traditions while leaving an indelible mark on the state’s landscapes and waterways. But how are the mussels that produce these gems the true gems of the rivers?

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Clean Water Protection
Harpeth Conservancy

Duck River Water Withdrawal Permits

Explore how growth in middle Tennessee impacts the biodiverse Duck River, as Harpeth Conservancy actively engages in state hearings and provides expert analysis to shape the first permits for eight utilities. With a 35% increase in withdrawals planned, our focus on science-based solutions aims to ensure safe drinking water, protect the Duck River, and establish a regional management plan. Stay informed with our official comments and insights on our blog, reflecting our ongoing commitment to water management expertise developed over two decades.

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Clean Water Protection
Marie Campbell

Invasive Plant Removal

Removing invasive plant species helps to prepare room for native plant species that will protect waterways from pollution and provide the appropriate habitat for biodiversity.

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