Water Department Schedules First Flood Planning Meetings

A year-long flood planning process begins next week with a series of community meetings around Davidson County.

Metro Water Services will discuss potential flood reduction projects, which could range from additional levees to floodable soccer fields. Metro Water director Scott Potter said earlier this year the city wants to avoid a hodgepodge approach, which could fix one problem and cause another.

“If you do it comprehensively, then you’re going to be able to put water where it’s safest. You’re not going to be put in a situation where you’re doing project X without any influence on project Y.”

The meetings are spread out around the county.

July 18, 6 to 7:30 p.m.
McGavock High School
3150 McGavock Pike
Nashville, TN 37214

July 19, 4 to 5:30 p.m.
Downtown Library
615 Church Street
Nashville, TN 37219

July 21, 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Antioch Community Center
5023 Blue Hole Road
Antioch, TN 37013

July 28, 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Hartman Community Center
2801 Tucker Road
Nashville, TN 37218

July 30, 11:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
Bellevue YMCA
8101 Highway 100
Nashville, TN 37221

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