Water Notices and Hearings

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Upcoming Public Hearings & Meetings:

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Date Time Topic Notice Location Virtual Link
02-02-2023 5:30 CST NRS22.035 Dickson County - Two Mile Road Notice of Public Hearing Dickson County Government Building
303 Henslee Drive
Dickson, TN 37055
Teams
Hearing Agenda
Hearing Presentation

Virtual Participation Instructions and Guidance

(For participation in public meetings/hearings through web conferencing)

Please note that you may also participate in public hearings by telephone. Call-in information for each hearing, as well as a number to call during the hearing for technical assistance, is provided in each public notice.


JANUARY 31, 2023

Tennessee’s proposed Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) for E. coli in the Hiwassee River Watershed, located in southeastern Tennessee, is now available for public review and comment.

Public Notice Document
Draft TMDL Document

Comments on the proposed TMDL report may be submitted through March 7, 2023, directly via our WEB FORM, or in writing to the address provided in the public notice document.

None at this time. 

JANUARY 31

  • MMXXIII-005 - Notice Requesting Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual and General NPDES Permits, State Operation Permits & Pretreatment Program)
  • NRS22.212 - Cedar Creek Ventures, LLC proposes to install 1,387 feet of riprap without geotechnicalfiber and provide a vegetative buffer behind newly-installed riprap to control active erosion on the PowellRiver Embayment of Norris Reservoir in Lafollette (Campbell County).

JANUARY 27

JANUARY 25

JANUARY 24

  • NRS22.226 - The City of Chattanooga (Hamilton County) proposes to restore approximately 650 feet of encapsulated and channelized stream by removing culverts and constructing a new channel using natural channel design. Three culverts conveying Dobbs Branch under East 17th Street will be replaced with an 8 foot by 39 foot open bottom culvert. A pre-engineered bridge and an arched bridge will be constructed across the channel to accommodate pedestrian traffic.
  • NRS22.244 - Matt Miller Peay proposes to construct a private boat ramp on the Caney Fork River in Lancaster (Smith County). The concrete ramp will be 12 feet by 50 feet with approximately 10 feet of ramp in the river channel during normal pool elevations. Banks around the ramp will be stabilized with three to five feet of riprap.
  • NRS22.247 - Hugh Mike Treible and Jessica Izzo propose to install 350 feet of riprap tied into 400 feet of neighboring riprap and pilings for a boat dock on Watts Bar Reservoir in Spring City (Rhea County). Twenty-one square feet of lakebed will be displaced by pile-driven pylons. Native vegetation will be planted in buffer areas to offset impacts.
  • NRS22.318 - The Tennessee Department of Transportation proposes to replace the State Route 11 bridge over Pigeon Roost Creek, relocate an unnamed tributary to Pigeon Roost Creek, and impact 0.078 acres of wetland in Giles County. Impacts for stream relocation will be compensated through onsite permittee responsible mitigation through use of natural channel design.
  • MMXXIII-004 - Notice Requesting Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual and General NPDES Permits, State Operation Permits & Pretreatment Program)

JANUARY 18

  • M2023-02 - Request for Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual NPDES Permits, Mining Unit)

JANUARY 17

  • MMXXIII-003 - Notice Requesting Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual and General NPDES Permits, State Operation Permits & Pretreatment Program).
  • NRS21.281 - Baylor School in Chattanooga (Hamilton County) proposes bank stabilization of 2,550 feet of the Tennessee River. Stabilization will occur through bank grading, installation of geotextile fabric, placement of riprap revetment, and native plantings to address erosion impacting the Baylor School campus.
  • NRS22.123 - The Cumberland River Compact proposes 470 feet of bank repair in three areas on the West Fork Red River in Billy Dunlop Park in Clarksville (Montgomery County). Work consists of bank grading, stone toe installation, excavation of instream gravel, backfill, construction of soil lifts, installation of boulder step path and coir fiber matting, and riparian bare root plantings.
  • NRS22.152 - The Town of Collierville proposes to stabilize 246 feet of bank of a tributary to the Wolf River by grading to a 1:1 slope, placement of geotextile fiber, installation of articulated concrete matting, and native seed plantings behind and within the matting. All disturbed areas will be seeded and mulched for stabilization.
  • NRS22.308 - The Tennessee Department of Transportation proposes to replace a bridge on SR 249 and install bank stabilization treatments along Dry Creek on Sams Creek Road in Cheatham County.

JANUARY 13

JANUARY 10

  • NRS22.196 - Richard Spicer proposes to dredge 40 to 50 cubic yards of silt from the lake bottom within the boat landing area of approximately 900 square feet to a depth of four feet. Also proposed is construction of a 20-foot by 24-foot boat shed over the dredged area.
  • NRS22.207 - The Tennessee Department of Transportation proposes to encapsulate 51 feet of stream, construct 21 feet of wingwalls within the stream channel, place 47 feet of riprap in the stream channel, and temporarily impact 75 feet of stream channel in addition to permanent impacts to 0.06 acres of wetland for replacement of the SR-353 bridge over Little Limestone Creek in Washington County
  • MMXXIII-002 - Notice Requesting Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual and General NPDES Permits, State Operation Permits & Pretreatment Program).

JANUARY 06

JANUARY 05

  • M2023-01 - Request for Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual NPDES Permits, Mining Unit)

JANUARY 03

  • NRS22.189 - The Tennessee Department of Transportation proposes temporary impacts to 0.001 acres of wetland, permanent impacts to 0.004 acres of wetland, relocation of 33 feet of stream channel, and construction of a 127-foot 54-inch reinforced concrete culvert (including end treatments) associated with the replacement of a degraded culvert beneath State Route 1 in Crossville (Cumberland County).

DECEMBER 27

  • MMXXII-052 - Notice Requesting Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual and General NPDES Permits, State Operation Permits & Pretreatment Program).
  • NRS15.328-21 - The Memphis & Shelby County Port Commission proposes modification to their Aquatic Resource Alteration Permit to perform maintenance dredging of the Frank C. Pidgeon Industrial Harbor at Mississippi River mile 724.2 L in Shelby County. The proposed modification is to allow discharge of the dredged material back into the Mississippi River only when using hydraulic dredging.
  • NRS22.114 - Notice of Determination of Economic/Social Necessity for Degradation of Exceptional Tennessee Waters. Star Land Company proposes unavoidable permanent impacts to 0.24 acres of wetland and 85 feet of stream, and temporary impacts to 0.06 acres of wetland and 32 feet of stream associated with construction of the Hunters Grove residential subdivision and associated infrastructure in Lebanon (Wilson County). Wetland mitigation will be provided through an in-lieu fee program credit purchase from the Tennessee Mitigation Fund. The Department of Environment and Conservation has determined that the degradation resulting from the proposed habitat alteration is necessary to accommodate important economic or social development in the area.
  • NRS22.202 - The Tennessee Department of Transportation proposes bank armoring on 297 feet of North Chickamauga Creek in Chattanooga (Hamilton County) to address roadway slope failure, including expansion of an existing rock buttress and an associated permanent access road. Two-hundred sixty-two feet of existing bank armoring will remain in place.

DECEMBER 22

DECEMBER 20

  • NRS22.035 - Notice of Public Hearing - Dickson County proposes multiple impacts to three unnamed tributaries to Haley Branch, an unnamed tributary to Beaverdam Creek, and an unnamed tributary to Nails Branch to accommodate improvements to Two Mile Road in Dickson.
  • MMXXII-051 - Notice Requesting Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual and General NPDES Permits, State Operation Permits & Pretreatment Program).

DECEMBER 16

DECEMBER 13

  • NRS17.095-22 - The Tennessee Department of Transportation proposes to impact six streams near Clarksville within the Barkley Reservoir watershed. Work is associated with the widening of State Route 13 and State Route 149 in Montgomery County.
  • NRS22.281 - The Tennessee Department of Transportation proposes to construct a temporary 15-foot haul road and remove an approximately 90-foot by 90-foot woody debris pile from the Elk River near the State Route 7 / US Highway 31 bridge over the Elk River in Giles County.
  • MMXXII-050 - Notice Requesting Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual and General NPDES Permits, State Operation Permits & Pretreatment Program).

DECEMBER 09

DECEMBER 08

  • M2022-17 - Request for Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual NPDES Permits, Mining Unit)

DECEMBER 06

  • TN0005410 Permit Public Notice and Notice of Public Hearing for the proposed issuance of an individual NPDES Permit to the Tennessee Valley Authority Bull Run Fossil Plant.
  • MMXXII-049 - Notice Requesting Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual and General NPDES Permits, State Operation Permits & Pretreatment Program).
  • NRS22.059 - The Tennessee Department of Transportation proposes to impact 3,984.5 feet of existing stream channel by the encapsulation of 2,627 feet of stream, construction of 628.6 ft of riprap and wingwalls, and the fill of 728.9 feet of stream, temporarily impact 1.04 acres of wetland and permanently fill 2.98 acres of wetland while constructing a new transportation corridor from Proposed Interchange at Tyson Blvd to existing SR‐115 at South Singleton Station Road in Blount County. Approximately 8,142 linear feet of stream will be restored onsite as permittee-responsible mitigation using natural channel design. If five years of monitoring demonstrates stream restoration was successful, then stream impacts will be offset through onsite permittee-responsible mitigation. Permanent impacts to wetlands are authorized to be offset by purchasing 6.67 credits at a 2:1 ratio and a 12% temporal loss modifier from an in-lieu fee program managed by the Tennessee Wildlife Federation.
  • NRS22.113 - Prologics, Inc. proposes an industrial park on Centennial Boulevard in Nashville (Davidson County), permanently impacting 0.08 acres of wetland and 63 feet of stream. Stream impacts will be offset through the purchase of 124.8 credits from the Little Trammel Creek Stream Mitigation Bank. Wetland mitigation will be through the purchase of 0.16 credits from the Harpeth River Mitigation Bank. 
  • NRS22.172 - The Tennessee Department of Transportation proposes permanent impacts to 0.095 acres of wetland, temporary impacts to 0.015 acres of wetland, and permanent impacts to 49 feet of an unnamed tributary to East Blackburn Fork associated with road widening and slab bridge replacement on State Route 135 near Cookeville (Putman County). 
  • NRS22.239 - William Moore proposes to install 100 feet of riprap contiguous to adjacent riprap, remove and reconstruct a boat slip and dock, and install a walkway on Watts Bar Reservoir in Spring City (Rhea County). 
  • NRS22.273 - The Tennessee Department of Transportation proposes encapsulation, bridge replacements, wetland fill, the addition of riprap, and buffer zone stabilization in John’s Creek, a tributary to John’s Creek and a wetland for the widening of State Route 4 (US 78/Lamar Avenue) in Shelby County. Stream impacts will be offset through the purchase of 64.3 functional foot credits from the Rossville Farm Mitigation Bank and wetland impacts will be offset through the purchase of 0.17 wetland credits from the Wolf River Mitigation Bank.
  • NRS22.303 - The Tennessee Department of Transportation proposes to replace a bridge and install 193 feet of hard armor and 207 feet of vegetative bank stabilization treatments along Shoal Creek on Busby Road in Lawrence County

DECEMBER 02

DECEMBER 01

  • NR17MS.005 - Notice of Individual Permit Decision, Mining ARAP. (Nyrstar Tennessee Mines - Smith County)

NOVEMBER 29

  • MMXXII-048 - Notice Requesting Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual and General NPDES Permits, State Operation Permits & Pretreatment Program).
  • NRS16.088-22 - Graymere Club proposes to withdraw water for golf course irrigation from Little Bigby Creek in Maury County.
  • NRS22.227 - The Tennessee Department of Transportation proposes impacts to the Hiwassee River embayment of Chickamauga Reservoir associated with the replacement of a bridge structure on Old Lower River Road near Charleston (Bradley County) and bank stabilization on 909 feet of existing. Riprap removal and bank sloping will occur only where required to accommodate the proposed slope line.
  • NRS22.231 - The City of Gatlinburg proposes to remove 500 feet of failing pipe and 73 feet of culvert and replace them with 360 feet of polyethylene pipe and 230 feet of articulated concrete mat in Holy Branch near Ski Mountain Road (Sevier County). Additionally, 56 feet of retaining wall will be removed and replaced. The pipe will be embedded at a depth of nine and a half inches and the newly armored channel will be seeded with a mix of native species.
  • TND0002203 - Brandon Ervin proposes commercial gravel excavation in Shannon Creek in Giles County. Permits for commercial gravel excavation require an undisturbed berm of at least ten feet width be left between the work area and stream flow, and that gravel not be removed below the stream water level at the time of dredging.
  • NR22MS.007 - Notice of Individual Permit Decision, Mining ARAP. (Vulcan Construction Materials, LLC, Sevier County)

NOVEMBER 22

  • MMXXII-047 - Notice Requesting Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual and General NPDES Permits, State Operation Permits & Pretreatment Program).
  • M2022-16 - Request for Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual NPDES Permits, Mining) 

NOVEMBER 15

  • MMXXII-046 - Notice Requesting Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual and General NPDES Permits, State Operation Permits & Pretreatment Program).
  • NRS22.035 - Dickson County proposes impacts to three unnamed tributaries to Haley Branch, an unnamed tributary to Beaverdam Creek, and an unnamed tributary to Nails Branch near Dickson to accommodate improvements to Two Mile Road. Stream impacts will be compensated through onsite permittee responsible mitigation.
  • NRS22.234 - The Old Gainesboro Road Utility District proposes to temporarily impact 0.034 acres of wetland and four streams for the installation of a 12-inch water line via open cut trench near Thomas Road, Pippin Road, and Cumby Road in Cookeville (Putnam County). Temporary impacts will be restored to pre-existing conditions.
  • NRS22.249 - The Campbell County Highway Department proposes to install 70 feet of single-bank riprapon roadbed along Dossett Creek on Knoxville Hollow Road and 340 feet of single-bank riprap on roadbedalong Dossett Creek on Forks Grove Road to control active erosion and stabilize the roadbeds.

NOVEMBER 10

NOVEMBER 8

  • MMXXII-045 - Notice Requesting Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual and General NPDES Permits, State Operation Permits & Pretreatment Program).
  • NRS22.082 - Crews Development, LLC is proposing an 81-lot residential development in Collierville (Shelby County). Permits issued in 2021 allowed impacts to 0.23 acres of wetlands and the construction of three stormwater outfalls. In order to complete Phase 2, it is necessary to impact 0.13 acres of wetlands. Compensatory mitigation is proposed through the purchase of 0.72 wetland credits from the Rossville Farm Mitigation Bank.
  • NRS22.248 - The Campbell County Highway Department proposes to install 465 feet of single-bank stacked-rock bank armoring and remove concrete and asphalt from the streambed along an unnamed tributary to Cedar Creek to control active erosion and stabilize the roadbed.

NOVEMBER 4

OCTOBER 31

  • MMXXII-044  - Notice Requesting Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual and General NPDES Permits, State Operation Permits & Pretreatment Program).
  • NRS22.114 - Star Land Company proposes permanent impacts to 0.24 acres of wetland and 85 feet of stream, and temporary impacts to 0.06 acres of wetland and 32 feet of stream for construction of the Hunters Grove residential subdivision and associated infrastructure in Lebanon (Wilson County). Wetland mitigation will be provided through an in-lieu fee credit purchase from the Tennessee Mitigation Fund.

OCTOBER 27

  • M2022-15 - Request for Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual NPDES Permits, Mining) 

OCTOBER 25

  • MMXXII-043  - Notice Requesting Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual and General NPDES Permits, State Operation Permits & Pretreatment Program).
  • NRS21.291 - Sapp Investments, LLC proposes 0.988 acres of permanent wetland impact associated with construction of a residential subdivision and associated infrastructure in Sevierville (Sevier County). Wetland mitigation will be provided through a credit purchase from the Lick Creek Mitigation Bank.
  • NRS22.067 - Crescent Acquisitions, LLC proposes permanent impacts to 4.06 acres wetland and 177 feet of tributaries to Lytle Creek, and temporary impacts to 0.13 acres of wetland and 24 feet of stream for construction of the Manchester Farms residential subdivision and Elam Farms Parkway extension in Murfreesboro (Rutherford County). Wetland mitigation will be provided through an in-lieu fee credit purchase from the Tennessee Mitigation Fund and on-site permittee responsible mitigation.
  • NRS22.194 - Corey Roberts proposes to construct a concrete boat ramp and riprap (13 feet by 20 feet) on the South fork Holston River in Bristol (Sullivan County). The ramp is designed to extend three feet into the channel during normal pool elevations

OCTOBER 21

OCTOBER 20

  • MA2022-06 - Request for Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual ARAP Permits, Mining Unit) 

OCTOBER 18

  • NRS22.088 - Griffin Partners, Inc. proposes to impact 1,400 linear feet of four unnamed tributaries to South Fork Cedar Creek, 0.18 acres of three unnamed palustrine emergent wetlands, and 0.30 acres of open water pond near Lebanon (Wilson County) for development of an industrial site.
  • NRS22.171 - The City of Germantown proposes installation of concrete block mat, erosion control blanket, and sod to protect erodible soils along approximately 5,000 feet of an unnamed tributary to the Wolf River (Shelby County).
  • NRS22.204 - Reelfoot Lake State Park proposes to dredge accumulated sediment from the boat channels at the Reelfoot Lake State Park visitor center and the campground boat ramp in Reelfoot Lake (Obion and Lake County) and expand the Kirby Pocket boat ramp.
  • NRS22.253 - Southshore Resort, LLC proposes to dredge approximately 350 cubic yards of silt from within the resort’s boat house embayment in Reelfoot Lake to a depth of three feet (Obion County). The purpose of the work is to ensure adequate water depth for boat access.

OCTOBER 14

OCTOBER 11

  • MMXXII-041  - Notice Requesting Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual and General NPDES Permits, State Operation Permits & Pretreatment Program).
  • NRS22.193 - Shelby County Government proposes to repair and stabilize channel erosion that has created a scour hole on Big Creek in Millington (Shelby County). This will be accomplished by installing a sheet pile grade control structure, creating a stabilized scour hole, and re-establishing the eroded channel along 765 feet of Big Creek through the installation of articulated concrete matting and grouted riprap adjacent to the constructed scour hole. Compensatory mitigation will be provided by purchasing 318.7 functional feet credits from Rossville Farms Mitigation Bank.

OCTOBER 07

OCTOBER 06

  • M2022-14 - Request for Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual NPDES Permits, Mining) 

OCTOBER 10

  • NR22MS.010 - Notice of Individual Permit Decision, Mining ARAP.

OCTOBER 04

  • MMXXII-040  - Notice Requesting Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual and General NPDES Permits, State Operation Permits & Pretreatment Program).
  • NRS22.214 - The USDA Forest Service proposes felling and manipulation of trees using hand equipment and heavy equipment to place trees in streams in the South Zone of the Cherokee National Forest in Monroe, Polk, and McMinn Counties. The purpose of the project is to enhance and restore fish habitat and hydraulic/floodplan function. 

State Revolving Fund Program

Document Draft Issuance Date Comment Period End Date
None at this time    
Current Categorical Exclusions (CE)
Applicant Project Issue Date Comment Period End
City of Memphis Project No. CWPRL 2022-92 01-23-2023 02-23-2023
Categorical Exclusion Determination
CE - Transmittal Letter
CE - Figure 1 - Map
Current Finding of No Significant Impact Statements (FONSI) / Environmental Assessments
Applicant Project Issue Date Comment Period End
 Tullahoma Loan No. CW8 2023-442 01-23-2023 02-23-2023
Finding of No Significant Impact
FONSI - Transmittal Letter
FONSI - Figure 1 - Map

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