Citizen's Water Academy

One day I’m minding my own business signing up for a tour of one of Metro Nashville Water Treatment Facilities and the next day, I receive an invitation to apply for the Citizen’s Water Academy and learn all about Metro Water Services’ work to make sure we all have healthy, clean water. I applied and was accepted, so starting next Tuesday, I will begin my training as a Water Ambassador! Yay! I will be sure to let you all know all about it, so check back here. I will try to post more than once a year. Ha!

Water, water, everywhere

There are a lot of things going on that affect the quality of the water that we drink. We'll be tracking these things here, to the best of our ability. Most of it is bad news, to be honest, but we will try to intersperse the bad with some reasons for hope, and things that you can do to help effect change.

Here is a brief list:

Standing Rock protest of the DAPL

Pipeline accidents and spills

Attempts to abolish the EPA

Water Quality in Flint, MI (and many other places that have gone unreported)

TVA coal ash leaks on the Cumberland