43 cents a day

Jennifer HarmanBlog

Pitcher of water in front of bridge over Cumberland River Nashville TN

What can you get for 43¢? In Nashville, that’s what it would cost each resident to pay for the entire city’s average total daily water use. Only $0.43. That’s a fraction of what the average American pays daily just for coffee. So what does Metro Water do for your $0.43 a day? We operate and maintain two water treatment plants, … Read More

You, the water and the music

Aaron DoengesBlog

River with a sound wave

Wade [Music for River & People], Rivive! Nashville’s new interactive music installment lets you experience rivers in a completely new way. Why I created Wade [Music for River & People] I fell in love with Nashville’s waterways shortly after moving to town for school. I came to study music, and took a job at an outdoor retailer to help pay the … Read More

The Power of the One Degree Shift

Stacy VereenBlog

view of clouds from a passenger jetliner window

It doesn’t always require large solutions to solve large problems. Sometimes lots of little solutions will do the trick. The One in 60 Rule The success of a commercial airline flight to get from one location to another is dependent on the aircraft’s ability to stay on a carefully plotted course. If a pilot makes the slightest one-degree error in … Read More

Protecting Nashville’s Water, Together


Hey, Nashville. It’s time we talked about water. Nashville has seen incredible growth recently, with more people moving here, more businesses relocating, and new restaurants and stores opening up every day. You have heard the statistics, but what you might not know is that Nashville is a river city and we rely on the Cumberland River for our drinking water. … Read More