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The Water Quality Forum is a coalition of diverse partners including municipalities, utilities, non-profit organizations and businesses working together to keep our waters in East Tennessee clean.

Upcoming Events

  1. Waterfest 2015
    May 1 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
  2. Rain Barrel Making Workshop
    May 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  3. Families in the Creek
    June 6 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  4. Rain Barrel Making Workshop
    June 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  5. Rain Barrel and Compost Bin Sale
    June 20 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Safety Training for AAS is extremely important as it is unfortunately possible to find dangerous materials while doing stream clean-ups and assessments.  Methamphetamine or “meth” has become a problem in our area, especially in rural areas. People often throw the materials out their car windows after making meth with common household materials and those materials may eventually make their way into streams.  The leftover materials are extremely hazardous to the environmental and those that may come across them during a … read more

Make – It, Take-It Rain Barrel Workshop Series §  June 14th, 2014 from 10am – 12pm at the Church of the Good Shepherd, 5337 Jacksboro Pike, Knoxville §  July 12th, 2014 from 10am – 12pm at the Town of Farragut Town Hall, 11408 Municipal Center Drive, Farragut §  $40 / barrel §  Advance Registration Required: Email: Stormwater@knoxcounty.org OR Call: (865) 215-5861 Provide at Registration: o    which workshop you’d like to attend, o   how many attending, o   how many barrels you’d like … read more

Rain Barrels Still Available! The 2014 was a big success but we still have a limited supply of “Ivy” rain barrels available selling for $70 each. Email amy.mann@knoxcounty.org or call (865) 215-5283 for more information. Rain Barrel Sale presented to you by: Water Quality Forum,  City of Knoxville,  Knox County Stormwater,  Town of Farragut, TN Water Resources Research Center, and the CAC AmeriCorps Water Quality Team 5 Reasons to Harvest Rainwater! 1. Protect our rivers, streams, and ponds from runoff pollution 2. Divert water … read more