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Clarksville Gas and Water Department releases annual Water Quality Report

 

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Gas and Water Department released its annual drinking water quality report in May and is pleased to announce Clarksville’s drinking water is safe, clean, and reliable.

The report, also known as the “Consumer Confidence Report,” shows the results of numerous water quality tests performed by the Clarksville water system from January 1st to December 31st, 2019 and the results show your water meets or exceeds stringent state and federal standards set for safe drinking water.

City of Clarksville Drinking Water is Safe, Clean and Reliable

City of Clarksville Drinking Water is Safe, Clean and Reliable

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Clarksville Gas and Water Department looks back at historic Flood of 2010

 

Clarksville Gas and Water Department Employees overcame adverse circumstances during Recovery

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water Department (CGW) employees vividly recall the weekend leading up to Monday, May 3rd, 2010, when extreme rainfall caused the historic Great Flood of 2010.

Wastewater treatment plant workers remember standing by helplessly as floodwaters from the swollen Cumberland River and Red River breached the plant’s levees.

Flooding at the Clarksville wastewater treatment plant in May 2010.

Flooding at the Clarksville wastewater treatment plant in May 2010.

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Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Offers Free Radon Test Kits as Part of ‘Radon Action Month’

 

Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC)Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation is offering free radon test kits for Tennesseans to test their homes in January. Tennessee Governor Bill Lee has proclaimed the month as “Radon Action Month.”

How Radon gas enters your home

How Radon gas enters your home

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Tennessee National Guard goes Solar

 

Tennessee Department of MilitaryNashville, TN – It shouldn’t be any guess as to which primary color is the U.S. Army’s favorite… GREEN! The various shades of earth tones in a soldier’s uniform reflects the terrain in which they operate.

Just as nature conceals soldiers from the enemy, they are devoted to protecting the U.S. homeland from harm. Over the last few months, the Tennessee National Guard has been making great strides to become a much greener organization.

(L to R), Adam Glod, SLS Energy Solutions, Richard Hunter, SLS Energy Solutions, Maj. Gen. Jeff Holmes, Tennessee’s Adjutant General, Kathy Glapa, Tenn. Dept. of Environment and Conservation, Todd Smith, SLS Energy Solutions, Danny Brown, Energy Manager for the Tenn. Army National Guard and Chris Koczaja, President of Lightwave Solar cut a “GREEN” ribbon at the unveiling of a state-of-the-art Solar Photovoltaic system at the Joint Force Headquarters, Tenn. National Guard in Nashville, November 6, 2019. (Sgt. Robert Mercado)

(L to R), Adam Glod, SLS Energy Solutions, Richard Hunter, SLS Energy Solutions, Maj. Gen. Jeff Holmes, Tennessee’s Adjutant General, Kathy Glapa, Tenn. Dept. of Environment and Conservation, Todd Smith, SLS Energy Solutions, Danny Brown, Energy Manager for the Tenn. Army National Guard and Chris Koczaja, President of Lightwave Solar cut a “GREEN” ribbon at the unveiling of a state-of-the-art Solar Photovoltaic system at the Joint Force Headquarters, Tenn. National Guard in Nashville, November 6, 2019. (Sgt. Robert Mercado)

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APSU Women’s Basketball plays at home Kentucky Wesleyan to kick off 2019-20 season

 

Austin Peay vs. Kentucky Wesleyans

Tuesday, November 5th, 2019 | 5:30PM
Clarksville, TN | Dunn Center

APSU Women's BasketballClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) women’s basketball will kick off the 2019-20 regular season against Division II foe Kentucky Wesleyan, the opening tip is scheduled for 5:30pm, Tuesday night in the Winfield Dunn Center.

Austin Peay State University Women's Basketball faces Kentucky Wesleyan tonight at the Dunn Center. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Women’s Basketball faces Kentucky Wesleyan tonight at the Dunn Center. (APSU Sports Information)

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Mark Neblett selected as New Director for Bi-County Solid Waste Management

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – On Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019, Mark Neblett was appointed as executive director of the Bi-County Solid Waste Management (SWMS) by the Bi-County Solid Waste Management Board.

Neblett, who has been serving as the interim director since June 2019, has a 28-year work history with Bi-County SWMS. Prior to serving as interim director, he worked as the assistant director of compliance, safety, and development from 2017 to 2019 and as assistant director of operations for from 1992 to 2017.

Mark Neblett, director of the Bi-County Solid Waste Management.

Mark Neblett, director of the Bi-County Solid Waste Management.

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Montgomery County holds Groundbreaking Ceremony for Wade Bourne Nature Center

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – On Tuesday afternoon, June 4th, 2019, around 70 people came out to celebrate the groundbreaking for the Wade Bourne Nature Center at Montgomery County’s Rotary Park. Expected to open summer 2020, the nature center is named in honor of Wade Bourne because of his long-time passion and commitment to conservation and the outdoors.

Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett, Director of Parks Jerry Allbert, Architect Lane Lyle and Becky Bourne, widow of Wade Bourne, spoke to the crowd prior to the ceremonial groundbreaking.

(L to R) County Commissioner Ricky Ray; County Commissioner David Harper; Laurina Lane; DBS & Associates President David Smith; County Commissioner Joe Creek; Lane Lyle; Mayor Durrett; Becky Bourne; Hampton Bourne; Frank Lott; Jerry Allbert and B.R. Miller and Company Owner Mike Boisseau.

(L to R) County Commissioner Ricky Ray; County Commissioner David Harper; Laurina Lane; DBS & Associates President David Smith; County Commissioner Joe Creek; Lane Lyle; Mayor Durrett; Becky Bourne; Hampton Bourne; Frank Lott; Jerry Allbert and B.R. Miller and Company Owner Mike Boisseau.

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Clarksville Gas and Water repairs sewer main repaired near Trenton Road

 

Clarksville Gas and Water Department

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water Department crews worked for 21 hours Sunday and Monday to repair a 12-inch sewer main line that failed near the intersection of Trenton Road and Stillwood Drive.

The break was 18-feet deep and under a large entrance wall for the Timber Springs subdivision.

Clarksville Gas and Water Department crew spends 21 long, hard hours fixing broken line near Trenton Road.

Clarksville Gas and Water Department crew spends 21 long, hard hours fixing broken line near Trenton Road.

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Clarksville’s Trane company welcomed into Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation’s Green Star Partnership

 

Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC)

Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC)Clarksville, TN – Trane®, a leading provider of indoor comfort solutions and services and a brand of Ingersoll Rand®, is the latest inductee into the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation’s (TDEC) Green Star Partnership for exemplary environmental actions in manufacturing at the company’s Clarksville facility.

The facility in Clarksville was built in 1958 and has expanded over the years to include 1.2 million sq. ft. of production and warehouse space. The plant is located on approximately 110 acres in the heart of Clarksville.

TDEC's Green Star Partnership

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Montgomery County Parks and Recreation awarded $500,000 Grant for Nature Center at Rotary Park

 

Montgomery County Parks and Recreation

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) announced the list of Tennessee Communities this week that would receive a series of grants totaling more than $15 million to help fund parks and recreation projects in Tennessee communities across the state.

“Easy access to parks, trails, walking paths and other recreational facilities can make a good community a great community,” said Haslam. “These grants provide the resources needed to help make Tennessee an even more desirable place to live, work and raise a family.”

Funding will be used to Help Subsidize the Nature Center at Rotary Park

Funding will be used to Help Subsidize the Nature Center at Rotary Park

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