• Save The Date

    August 19 and 20, 2016

    10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

    At the Factory at Franklin


  • Corporate Sponsorship Details


  • HRWA's efforts result in launching new Pollution Reduction Plan for the entire Harpeth River.

  • 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!

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

    Get yours today!


HRWA and City of Franklin Reach Agreement on Clean Water Act Lawsuit on Sewage Treatment Plant

On May 10, 2016 City of Franklin and HRWA agree to settlement of the federal Clean Water Act lawsuit filed by HRWA over noncompliance issues with the sewage treatment plant, the largest single discharge point on the Harpeth River.  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!

About our Watershed

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