Tennessee Governor Unveils Statewide Water Availability Plan
By Associated Press
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam wants the public's input on a state plan for future water availability.
Haslam was joined Tuesday by deputy to the governor Jim Henry and Department of Environment and Conservation Commissioner Shari Meghreblian in unveiling the plan . It assesses current water resources and makes recommendations based on population and economic growth through 2040.
The report calls for addressing infrastructure, particularly in unserved areas and rural systems.
It recommends a comprehensive water resources planning process and public awareness campaign.