• The "Protecting Clean Rivers and Water" License Plates are Here!

    Get yours today!

  • Send your comments to TDEC by Nov. 21 to set Franklin's State Sewer Permit to hold the line on Phosphorus Pollution going into the Harpeth with the Franklin's Sewer Plant Expansion. 

  • Nine Years of Chemical Contamination Continues in LIberty Creek- downtown Franklin

    Send in your comments to the state by Monday January 11.  Click here.   State needs to require ELMCO company to clean-up the hazardous chemicals in groundwater going under people's homes and going into Liberty Creek behind BGA school.

  • Nashville's State Scenic River Declared Endangered in 2015

    One year later, major success:  New restrictions on Franklin's state water withdrawal permit set in July 2015, and major settlement agreement reached on May 10, 2016, to resolve HRWA Clean Water Act lawsuit regarding Franklin's operations of its sewage treatment plant.  Click here for how you can help!


Federal Judge Approves Court Enforceable Settlement of HRWA Clean Water Act Lawsuit over Largest Sewage Treatment Plant on Harpeth

On August 9, 2016 Federal Judge approved court enforceable settlement between HRWA and City of Franklin that will involve steps by Franklin to limit pollutants from current sewage treatment plant and its expansion.  HRWA was represented by partner, Southern Environmental Law Center.


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

FInd out how to get Your "Protecting Rivers and Clean Water" TN Plate. 

About our Watershed

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