NR 13-034: MEDIA ADVISORY: News Conference Aug. 20 kicks off Cumberland, Harpeth, Mill Creek studies

Published Aug. 19, 2013

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 19, 2013) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District invites the media to a news conference to officially kick off the Cumberland River, Harpeth River and Mill Creek feasibility studies. The media event is 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013 at the Warner Park Nature Center located at 7711 Highway 100 in Nashville.

The commander of the Nashville District and the mayors of Nashville, Franklin, Brentwood and Williamson County will participate and speak about the importance of the feasibility studies and how they will help identify ways of managing flood risk and improving the aquatic ecosystem in these waterways.

Subject matter experts will also be available for questions immediately following the news conference. For more information about this media opportunity, please contact the Nashville District Public Affairs Office at 615-736-7161.

The public can obtain news, updates and information from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District on the district’s website at, and on Facebook at

Bill Peoples
Lee Roberts

Release no. 13-034