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  • NR-040: Nashville District provides info on how government shutdown is affecting operations

    The Nashville District is in the process of conducting an orderly shutdown because of a lack of appropriations. The district will reduce its manpower over time to essential personnel only. These essential personnel will continue to support critical Corps of Engineers missions such as dam safety, hydropower, and operation of the navigation locks on both the Cumberland and Tennessee Rivers. The Corps is funded through multiple-year funding, which is enabling the Nashville District to conduct limited operations and construction through the course of the government shutdown. As the lapse in appropriations continues, we will have more employees furloughed over time, but will maintain our mission essential personnel to ensure the operation and protection of corps facilities and property.
  • NR 13-036: Cumberland, Harpeth, Mill Creek feasibility studies kick off

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 20, 2013) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District commander and representatives from Nashville, Brentwood, Franklin and Williamson County announced today that the feasibility studies for the Cumberland River, Harpeth River and Mill Creek are officially underway.
  • NR 13-034: MEDIA ADVISORY: News Conference Aug. 20 kicks off Cumberland, Harpeth, Mill Creek studies

    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.
  • NR 13-027: Hudson becomes 63rd commander of Nashville District

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 9, 2013) – Lt. Col. John L. Hudson took command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District during a change of command ceremony today at the Tennessee National Guard Armory. He becomes the 63rd commander in the district’s 125th anniversary year.
  • NR 13-026: Nashville District managing Cumberland after July 1-7 rain event

    NASHVILLE, TENN. (July 8, 2013) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Water Management staff is responding to the effects of unusually heavy rainfall in areas of the upper and mid-Cumberland River Basin July 1-7, 2013 and is managing the release of water from the system of dams on the Cumberland River.
  • NR 13-023: Corps moves to implement Freedom to Fish Act

    NASHVILLE, TENN. (June 19, 2013) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is complying with the Freedom to Fish Act (PL 113-13) by the reimplementation of conditions-based restrictions below dams on the Cumberland River and tributaries.
  • NR 13-014: Nashville District managing Cumberland after April 27 rain event

    NASHVILLE, TENN. (April 28, 2013) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Water Management staff is responding to the effects of heavy rainfall in areas of the lower Cumberland River Basin and managing the release of water from dams throughout the Cumberland Basin.
  • NR 13-004: Nashville public information meeting rescheduled for Feb. 5, 2013

    NASHVILLE, TENN. (Jan. 16, 2013) – The public information meeting on restricted areas around dams that was cancelled last night due to inclement weather has been rescheduled for 6-8 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013. The meeting will remain at the McGavock High School Auditorium located at 3150 McGavock Pike in Nashville, Tenn.
  • NR 13-003: Nashville public information meeting cancelled tonight

    NASHVILLE, TENN. (Jan. 15, 2013) – The public information meeting on restricted areas around dams scheduled from 6-8 p.m. tonight at McGavock High School in Nashville, Tenn., is cancelled due to inclement weather conditions.
  • NR 13-002 Nashville District responding to high water event

    NASHVILLE, TENN. (Jan. 13, 2013) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Water Management staff is responding to the effects of heavy rainfall and managing the release of water from dams throughout the Cumberland Basin.