Post Tagged with: "water"

Georgia Looks to Tennessee River to Help Alleviate Water Woes

by / on March 7, 2011

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

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

by / on June 1, 2010

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.

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No Sign of Illness Stemming from Flood

by / on June 1, 2010

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

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Relatively Few Complaints of Opportunism After Flood, State Says

by / on May 28, 2010

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.

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

by / on May 20, 2010

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.

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

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

by / on May 13, 2010

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.

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GALLERY: More Photos After Nashville’s Flood

GALLERY: More Photos After Nashville’s Flood

by / on May 6, 2010

Another collection of photos from the flood’s aftermath.

Rob Gordon contributes.

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

by / on May 5, 2010

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

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Gallery: After the Flood

Gallery: After the Flood

by / on May 5, 2010

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

Nina Cardona contributed to this collection.

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

by / on May 4, 2010

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.

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Outside Consultants Could Decide Where Streams Start

by / on May 12, 2009

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.

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