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USACE Reschedules Harpeth River Feasibility Study Public Workshop

Press release from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District; Nov. 4, 2013:

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Nov. 4, 2013) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District has rescheduled a public workshop that was cancelled Oct. 1, 2013 because of the government shutdown. It is now set for 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013 at the Franklin Board Room located at 109 3rd Avenue South in Franklin, Tenn.

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.

A second public meeting is being organized to receive additional public input. An announcement will be made when details of this meeting are available.

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

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