News: Corps holding second public workshop for Harpeth River Feasibility Study
Story by Bill Peoples
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is holding a public workshop regarding the Harpeth River Feasibility Study from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013, at the Harpeth Valley Elementary School cafeteria located at 7840 Learning Lane in Nashville, Tenn. This location is in the Bellevue area.
The Corps hosted the first public workshop Nov. 13 in Franklin. The purpose of these meetings is to encourage citizens to participate and provide valuable feedback on water resources issues in the Harpeth River Basin.
Areas in the study include Bellevue, Brentwood, Franklin and parts of Williamson County. The public is encouraged to attend and participate and provide valuable feedback on water resources issues in the Harpeth River Basin.
Topics being covered at this working meeting include flood risk management, aquatic ecosystem restoration, stream bank erosion, environmental infrastructure, storm water management and recreation.
The feasibility study officially kicked off Aug. 20, 2013, to investigate water resource problems and opportunities in the basin. This news release about the kick-off news conference is available at http://www.lrn.usace.army.mil/Media/NewsReleases/tabid/6958/Article/17539/nr-13-036-cumberland-harpeth-mill-creek-feasibility-studies-kick-off.aspx.
The public can obtain news, updates and information from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District on the district’s website at www.lrn.usace.army.mil, on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/nashvillecorps and on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/nashvillecorps.