• Save the Day for the Big Payback this May!

    The Big Payback is a 24-hour community-wide online giving event hosted by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee.  On May 6th, starting 6am, donors can make charitable gifts to participating non-profits.  Please consider donating to the Harpeth River Watershed Association.  Visit thebigpayback.org for more details! 

  • VOTE for the Harpeth River Watershed Association - 150 Days of Giving

    150 Days of Giving

    First Tennessee Foundation is giving away $5,000 every day to a different organization for 150 days.  The Harpeth River Watershed Association want to win $5,000, so VOTE for us today and every day, from multiple devices.

    Vote Here

  • Franklin's Integrated Water Resource Plan

  • Eastern Flank River Access - Former Lowhead Dam

    Check out the  new access site in Franklin just off Lewisberg Pike, the first of several planned for Franklin. Grab a canoe and get paddling!  

  • SEWER PLANTS AFFECT RIVER'S WATER QUALITY

    On January 13, 2014 HRWA sent 60-day notices of intent to sue the 3 sewer plants on the Harpeth. 

  • Harpeth River Valley

    AT RISK TO DEVELOPMENT.  The valley is the major floodplain for the Harpeth in Franklin and Williamson County, and a critical large rural landscape that protects the river's water quality.

    A proposal by Del Webb to annex into the city of Franklin threatens this area. See HRWA comments

    HRWA is working with property owners in an unprecedented large voluntary re-zoning effort this fall to protect this area- a priority goal in the county's new land use plan.  See the community's web site, SaveOldHillsboro.com, to stay informed.

  • Order Your License Plate Today!

    Reserve your River license plate and get a free front placeholder plate. Click Here

  • The Governor’s Environmental Stewardship Awards  are presented annually to recognize outstanding achievements by individuals, businesses, organizations, educational institutions and agencies for successful environmental projects and conservation measures.

  • The Harpeth River contains fresh water mussels, fish, insects, crustaceans, beavers, otters, and so much more!  Check out our Wacky Wildlife Hall of Fame to learn more! 

  • HRWA's Restoration Team is working in Eagleville!

    HRWA's Restoration Team is working in Eagleville, the headwaters of the Harpeth, and collaborating with the local community to improve water quality through agricultural restoration techniques and partnering with the High School to monitor improvements in aquatic health.  

Highlights

Volunteer Opportunities

Take a look at the wide variety of volunteer opportunities we have, from stream clean-ups to tree plantings to water quality monitoring!

Specialty License Plates

Buy our specialty license plate that will fund more great programs to protect clean water in the Harpeth River Watershed and TN!

Williamson County Sewer

Draft new state sewer plant permits for city of Franklin and two other small facilities serving areas of Northern Williamson County are out in draft for public comment.  *

Watershed News

Keep up to date on the latest news about what HRWA and our partners are doing to protect your natural resources.