City of Knoxville
Stormwater Engineering Division
The 30th anniversary of the Clean Water Act occurred on October
18, 2002. This historic legislation has greatly improved our most
precious national resource and kept our country strong. President
George Bush has officially declared that the Year of Clean Water
will be observed starting on October 18, 2002.
Water Act - Laws and Provisions
President Bush calls upon all Americans to set good examples of
Locally, these efforts are coordinated by the Water
Quality Forum on behalf of the City
of Knoxville, Knox
County, and the Town
of Farragut local governments, along with other partners such
as the Tennessee Valley
Authority (TVA), Ijams
Nature Center, UT
Water Resources Research Center, KGIS
(geographic information systems & mapping), and Knox County
Soil Conservation District.
Quality Forum organizes such events as Friends of First
Creek, WaterFest, Adopt-A-Watershed, CPR, and River Rescue. In addition,
the Water Quality Forum works with high school students and with
elementary schools to monitor watersheds.