Water Notices and Hearings

Public Participation Opportunities

Upcoming Public Hearings & Meetings:

Each hearing or meeting listed below has a direct link to the online Meeting. Details on how to connect are included in the public notice document.  People who attend the hearing/meeting by phone and who are not able to register online will be given the opportunity to confirm their participation during the hearing. Your participation is appreciated.

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Date: Time: Permit/Rule/Document: Public Notice: Virtual Link:
2022   None Scheduled at this time    

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.


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JUNE 30

JUNE 29

  • M2022-08 - Request for Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual NPDES Permits, Mining Unit) 

JUNE 28

  • NRS22.038 - Memphis Light Gas and Water Division proposes stabilization of 1,050 feet of bank on Leath Bayou (Shelby County) using 410 feet of rip rap, 640 feet of revetment matting, and native grass riparian plantings. A minimum of a 30-foot-wide native riparian buffer will be planted along all armoring. 
  • NRS22.121 - The Tennessee Valley Authority proposes to install temporary wooden mats on 18 wetlands and install temporary culverts on 26 streams within 32 miles of existing right-of-way in Giles and Lawrence County in support of transmission line upgrades. All impacts to water resources will be temporary. 
  • MMXXII-026  - Notice Requesting Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual and General NPDES Permits, State Operation Permits & Pretreatment Program).

JUNE 24

JUNE 21

  • NRS22.044 - The Tennessee Department of Transportation proposes impacts to the Obed River associated with the replacement of a seven-span concrete bridge at SR-1 LM 12.72 near Crossville (Cumberland County) with a three-span concrete bridge (46 feet of impact) and a water line crossing via jack and bore. A gas line relocation via open trenching and associated maintenance activities will also permanently impact 0.023 acres of wetland.
  • NRS22.066 - Franklin Land Associates, LLC is proposing a new Outdoor Recreation and Entertainment Venue in Germantown (Shelby County) that will impact 0.95 acres of wetland. The applicant proposes to compensate for wetland impacts through the purchase of 1.90 credits from the Rossville Farm Mitigation Bank.
  • NRS22.102 - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers proposes to dredge a total of 208,000 cubic yards of sediment from the Cumberland River near Cumberland City (Stewart County) at two locations in the Cumberland City Navigational Bypass Channel and seven recreational access sites. Dredged materials will be disposed in-river. 
  • TND0002201 - Swarey Excavating proposes commercial gravel excavation in Crooked Creek (Perry County). Commercial gravel excavation requires that an undisturbed berm of at least ten feet be left between the work area and stream flow. Gravel will not be removed below the stream water level at the time of dredging. 
  • MMXXII-025  - Notice Requesting Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual and General NPDES Permits, State Operation Permits & Pretreatment Program).

JUNE 14

  • MMXXII-024  - Notice Requesting Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual and General NPDES Permits, State Operation Permits & Pretreatment Program).

JUNE 09

  • MA2022-03 - Request for Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual ARAP Permits, Mining Unit) 

JUNE 08

  • M2022-07 - Request for Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual NPDES Permits, Mining Unit) 

JUNE 07

  • NRS22.001 - KCI Technologies, Inc. proposes stream and wetland impacts for stream mitigation treatments. Permanent stream impacts will be restoration of 3,700 linear feet of unnamed tributaries to East Camp Creek near Lindsey Hollow Road in Gallatin (Sumner County). Permanent wetland impacts will be enhancement through planting and hydrologic improvements. This work is for development of Camp Cove Mitigation Bank and is currently under review by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Tennessee Interagency Review Team. 
  • MMXXII-023  - Notice Requesting Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual and General NPDES Permits, State Operation Permits & Pretreatment Program).

JUNE 03

MAY 31

  • NRS21.259 - Harold Brown dba ERB Properties, proposes construction of a residential development in Baxter (Putman County), permanently impacting 1.94 acres of wetland and temporarily impacting 0.35 acres of wetland. Sewer line construction will temporarily impact 3,103 feet of riparian area along Streams 1 and 2. A 50-foot culvert is proposed on Stream 1. Temporary disturbance of riparian areas and wetlands will be restored to pre-existing conditions. Compensatory wetland mitigation for permanent impacts will be through the purchase of 4.35 credits from the Tennessee Mitigation Fund. The remaining 8.88 acres of wetland will be placed under the Division’s land use restrictions. 
  • NRS22.072 - Spring Creek Farm Partners, LLC proposes to install five road crossings on unnamed tributaries to Wright Branch (Lewisburg, Marshall County) in support of construction of Savannah Lakes Subdivision. In addition to the purchase of stream mitigation credits from the Duck River Mitigation Bank, this will include maintaining an average 60-foot wide and minimum 30-foot wide vegetative buffer around all streams and wetlands and enhancement of streamside salamander habitat above and below all stream crossings. 
  • NRS22.086 - The Tennessee Department of Transportation proposes permanent impacts to two tributaries to Mud Creek and temporary impacts to 0.003 acres of wetland for the extension of culverts and addition of rip rap for safety improvements on ramps along I-40 near Exit 66 (Haywood County). Loss of 137.6 functional feet of stream will be offset through purchase of 206.4 functional feet credits (proximity factor applied) from Rossville Farm Mitigation Bank. 
  • MMXXII-022  - Notice Requesting Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual and General NPDES Permits, State Operation Permits & Pretreatment Program).

MAY 24

  • MMXXII-021  - Notice Requesting Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual and General NPDES Permits, State Operation Permits & Pretreatment Program).
  • NRS22.041 - ARCO/Murray National Nashville, Inc. proposes 107 feet of stream fill in unnmaed tributaries to Fountain Creek and 0.5 acres of wetland fill to construct industrial warehouses in Spring Hill (Maury County). Compensatory mitigation will be provided through the purchase of 42.8 functional feet credits from the Duck River Stream Mitigation Bank and 2.25 credits from the Sequatchie Valley Wetland Mitigation Bank. 

MAY 20

MAY 17

  • NRS22.072 - TC Energy – Columbia Gulf Transmission proposes to install linear anode beds and cable along natural gas transmission line between Corinth and the Tennessee River to mitigate pipe erosion. Impacts will include placing wooden mats on eight wetlands (2.25 acres), and trench crossings on five streams and seven wetlands. All impacts to water resources will be temporary. 
  • NRS22.084 - The Tennessee Bureau of Parks proposes to stabilize 1,350 feet of bank on the Watauga River at Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area/the former North American Rayon Corporation Ash Landfill. Impacts include rip rap revetment, slope grading, cover soil and clean topsoil addition, native live siltation, and live-stake plantings. 
  • MMXXII-020  - Notice Requesting Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual and General NPDES Permits, State Operation Permits & Pretreatment Program).

MAY 13

MAY 10

  • NRS 21.247 - The Tennessee Valley Authority proposes temporary placement of timber matting (3.59 ac.) and permanent impacts through conversion of forested to emergent wetland (2.28 ac.) and wetland fill (0.006 ac.), and stream impacts through temporary culvert crossings of 11 streams for installation of the Allen – Horn Lake transmission line and construction of transmission line to loop the existing Allen – Horn Lake transmission line to the Freeport 161 substation (Shelby County). Mitigation will be through the purchase of wetland credits from the Rossville Farm Mitigation Bank.
  • NRS21.258 - The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation has determined that the degradation resulting from wetland, pond, and stream impacts proposed for the Ben Allen Ridge residential development in Nashville (Davidson County) is necessary to accommodate important economic or social development in the area. The affected waters are Exceptional Tennessee Waters due to the presence of the state-listed Streamside Salamander (Ambystoma barbouri) and/or direct hydrologic connection to these waters. 
  • NRS21.305 - The City of Spring Hill proposes to impact a wetland and three streams in the West Fork Aenon Creek watershed (Williamson County) while widening Buckner Lane. Impacts include culvert extensions, stream bank armoring, 0.03 acres of permanent wetland fill, and 0.02 acres of temporary wetland clearing and grubbing. Impacts will be offset by purchasing 168.8 functional feet credits from Duck River Stream Mitigation Bank.
  • NRS22.028 - Legacy Parks Foundation proposes to remove and reconstruct a 12-foot by 30-foot concrete public access boat ramp on the French Broad River in Knox County. No mitigation is required as impacts are de minimis. 

MAY 6

MAY 4

  • M2022-06 - Request for Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual NPDES Permits, Mining Unit) 

MAY 3

  • NRS21.221 - URS Capital Partners proposes to fill 6.30 acres of wetland and encapsulate 670.5 feet of unnamed tributaries to Bushman Creek for a residential subdivision in Murfreesboro (Rutherford County). Stream mitigation will be through credit purchases from the Cumberland River Compact and the Banks Pisgah Mitigation Bank. Wetland mitigation will be through on-site permittee-responsible mitigation and credit purchase from the Sandhill Wetland Mitigation Bank. 
  • MMXXII-018  - Notice Requesting Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual and General NPDES Permits, State Operation Permits & Pretreatment Program).

APRIL 29

APRIL 26

  • NRS20.271 - The City of Loudon proposes to dredge or excavate sediment from the Steekee Creek embayment of Watts Bar Lake (Loudon County) and construct ADA-accessible courtesy docks and boat ramps and remove the current ramp from the navigational channel of the Tennessee River.
  • NRS22.029 - North Stewart Utility District proposes to cross Dicks Fork Creek at eight locations using open trench techniques and North Cross Creek at one location using jack and bore techniques to install a water main as part of water system improvements in Stewart County
  • NRS22.060 - The Tennessee Department of Transportation proposes extension of a box culvert over an Unnamed Tributary to Gurley Creek (Madison County), removal of 85 feet of rip rap with 70 feet of rip rap bank stabilization, and addition of 60 feet of embedded rip rap. Mitigation is not required as the rip rap removals will offset the impacts.
  • NRS22.068 - ATMOS Energy Corporation proposes to install a natural gas utility line under Puckett Creek (Rutherford County) via horizontal directional drilling and through two wetlands via open trench techniques. Temporary wetland impacts shall be restored to pre-construction condition
  • NRS22.070 - Chattanooga Shooting Supply proposes to fill 0.07 acres of wetland and encapsulate 99 feet of Friar Branch in Chattanooga (Hamilton County) to extend a warehouse. 
  • NRS22.079 - The Campbell County Highway Department proposes to install 570 feet of single-bank rip rap on roadbeds on Cove Creek along Old Tennessee Highway 63 to stabilize eroded roadbeds. 
  • NRS22.080 - The Campbell County Highway Department proposes to install 505 feet of single-bank rip rap on roadbeds on Hog Camp Branch on West Bourne Lane to stabilize eroded roadbeds. 
  • MMXXII-017  - Notice Requesting Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual and General NPDES Permits, State Operation Permits & Pretreatment Program).

APRIL 22

APRIL 19

  • MMXXII-016  - Notice Requesting Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual and General NPDES Permits, State Operation Permits & Pretreatment Program).
  • TND0002202 - Jeff Glover proposes commercial gravel excavation in Shannon Creek (Giles County). Commercial gravel excavation requires that an undisturbed berm of at least ten feet be left between the work area and stream flow. Gravel will not be removed below the stream water level at the time of dredging. 

APRIL 14

APRIL 13

  • M2022-05 - Request for Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual NPDES Permits, Mining Unit)

APRIL 12

  • NRS22.047 - Enbridge- Texas Eastern Transmission, LP proposes replacement of sections of natural gas pipelines along the main line near Franklin (Williamson County). Replacement will be through open trenching and involves temporary impacts to 1.85 acres of five wetlands and three tributaries of McCrory Creek. Temporary impacts will be returned to pre-existing conditions. No mitigation is necessary as impacts are de minimis. 
  • NRS22.075 - The Hickman County Highway Department proposes to install 395 feet of single-bank rip rap on roadbeds on Blue Buck Creek on Blue Buck Creek Road and 175 feet of single-bank rip rap on roadbeds on Ugly Creek on Ugly Creek Road to stabilize eroded roadbeds. 
  • MMXXII-015  - Notice Requesting Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual and General NPDES Permits, State Operation Permits & Pretreatment Program).

APRIL 08

APRIL 07

  • NR21MS.011 - Notice of Decision for Individual Permit (Mining Unit)

APRIL 05

  • NRS21.330 - The City of Franklin proposes to excavate approximately 36,875 cubic yards of sediment, rehabilitate the earthen dam and spillway, conduct riparian buffer improvements, and construct a walkway at Robinson Lake, a tributary to the Harpeth River in Williamson County. The purpose of the work is to meet Tennessee’s dam safety regulations in association with development of the property into a city-owned recreational area. 
  • NRS22.062 - The Tennessee Valley Authority proposes to temporarily place wooden mats on 15 wetlands and temporarily place culverts in eight streams in McNairy and Chester County in support of structure upgrades and installation of approximately 16.5 miles of conductor line in existing right-of-way of the Henderson to West Adamsville transmission line. 
  • MMXXII-014  - Notice Requesting Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual and General NPDES Permits, State Operation Permits & Pretreatment Program).

APRIL 01

State Revolving Fund Program

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