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By setting clear sustainability guidelines for each Clean Water Nashville project, Wilmot is improving infrastructure and maximize long-term benefits. for Metro Water Services.

Overview

In March 2009, Nashville Metro Water Services entered into a consent decree with federal and state agencies to clean up Nashville’s waterways. Overflows into the Cumberland River, and the tributaries that feed it, would be limited or eliminated. Clean Water Nashville officially kicked off in 2012 as a program with over 70 projects to be completed at a cost of over $1.1B, bringing Metro Water Services’ operations into compliance with the federal Clean Water Act of 1972.

Wilmot’s Role

Wilmot was tasked with implementing sustainable elements into the design and construction standards. Building on our expertise with other successful certification programs, Wilmot developed a set of sustainable design standards to be included on every project. This checklist includes:

  • Community amenities

  • Public education

  • Native landscaping and reforestation

  • Green infrastructure and low impact development design

  • Passive Irrigation

  • Renewable energy

  • Recycled and regional materials

  • Construction debris waste management

Wilmot also provided construction inspection to verify compliance with the standards and augment existing staff.

 

QUICK FACTS:

Client:
Metro Water Services

Location:
Nashville, TN

Markets:

  • Municipal

  • Water/Wastewater

Services:

  • Low impact development design

  • Materials management plan

  • Staff augmentation


Clean Water Nashville officially kicked off in 2012 as a program
with over 70 projects to be completed at a cost of over

$1.1 Billion