Post Tagged with: "water"

Georgia Looks to Tennessee River to Help Alleviate Water Woes

March 7, 2011 at 7:28 am

Georgia is still eyeing Tennessee River as a way to alleviate its water troubles – at least, to small extent.

TVA Ash Spill Clean-up Moves to Next Phase,Will Store Ash Onsite Using New Precautions

June 1, 2010 at 10:59 pm

The Tennessee Valley Authority is shifting into the next phase of its cleanup of the massive coal-ash spill near Knoxville. That’s where an earthen dam burst in December of 2008, spilling millions of tons of ash sludge, which is what’s left over after coal is burned for energy and dumped in a lake. And now TVA says it will keep some of the ash from the cleanup on site.

No Sign of Illness Stemming from Flood

June 1, 2010 at 6:07 am

State health officials say there’s no evidence of any outbreak in illness stemming from last month’s flooding.

Relatively Few Complaints of Opportunism After Flood, State Says

May 28, 2010 at 11:36 am

A state officials says there have been about 15 complaints, for everything from bottled water, to hotels and car rental, to pumps and basement drainage.

Repairs “Progressing Very Nicely” at Water-Treatment Plant: Official

May 20, 2010 at 5:25 pm

Officials have been asking Nashvillians to limit water use until the plant – which is one of the city’s two for drinking water – comes back online at the end of May.

Water Treatment Plant Won’t Be Fixed Until End of May: Dean

Water Treatment Plant Won’t Be Fixed Until End of May: Dean

May 13, 2010 at 1:04 pm

One of Nashville’s two water treatment plants will remain out of commission through the end of the month. In the meantime, Nashville’s mayor says the city’s water conservation efforts are paying off.

GALLERY: More Photos After Nashville’s Flood

GALLERY: More Photos After Nashville’s Flood

May 6, 2010 at 9:40 am

Another collection of photos from the flood’s aftermath.

Rob Gordon contributes.

Flood Cleanup Safety and Assistance Information – updated 6/16/10

May 5, 2010 at 1:01 pm

attention Davidson County DRC closes, DRCs in Cheatham, Hickman and Montgomery Counties convert to Loan Centers, and Flood Repair Permits are being issued.

Gallery: After the Flood

Gallery: After the Flood

May 5, 2010 at 1:49 am

More of Nashville Public Radio’s photos of the
flood’s aftermath across Middle Tennessee.

Nina Cardona contributed to this collection.

Number In Shelters Down, Damage Totals Billions of Dollars: Cooper

May 4, 2010 at 10:30 am

Many schools and state offices remained closed Tuesday, and some parts of downtown are without power. One of the city’s two water treatment plants out of commission, and officials are asking people to cut their water use by half.

Outside Consultants Could Decide Where Streams Start

May 12, 2009 at 5:26 pm

A bill that passed out of the state House Environment and Conservation Committee today would change the way the state determines where a stream starts. Environmentalists say that undermines existing safeguards for clean water.