Take an artic dip during the Murfreesboro Polar Bear Plunge on Jan. 8th

Dec 28, 2021 at 09:29 pm by WGNS

This year's Polar Bear Plunge at the outdoor Sports*Com swimming pool will be on Saturday, January 8, 2022...That was assistant parks director Thomas Laird. Reports ind.... Read More

Planning for possibility of falling in cold water a life saver

Dec 17, 2021 at 11:00 am by WGNS

While no one plans on falling into cold water when visiting a Corps lake, planning for the possibility could be a life saver!Trey Church, natural resource specialist and park.... Read More

Phase B of Stones River Road Water Main Project in La Vergne to Begin in November

Oct 25, 2021 at 03:56 pm by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) Phase B of the Stones River Road water main project is expected to begin the first week of November. The contractor expects paving and re-striping of Stones.... Read More

Murfreesboro Water's 'Imagine A Day Without Water' Campaign - Local Students Encouraged to Enter the Artwork Contest

Sep 21, 2021 at 11:54 am by WGNS

As the annual ‘Imagine A Day Without Water’ Campaign is quickly approaching, the Murfreesboro Water Resources Community&nbs.... Read More

County Farm Road Shut Down at Slab Due to Flooding

Aug 31, 2021 at 11:14 am by WGNS

(RUTHERFORD COUTY, TN)  At around 10 o’clock Tuesday (8/31/21) morning, the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office announced the closure of County Farm Road at th.... Read More

Tennessee Residents Pay 6th Highest Electric Bills

Aug 06, 2021 at 01:30 pm by WGNS

Summer brings with it two certainties: rising temperatures and rising electric bills. Locally, electricity accounts for about 70% of utility bill costs in Tennessee, whil.... Read More
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Splash Out Events this month in Murfreesboro expected to be refreshing fun in the hot sun!

Jul 02, 2021 at 09:00 am by WGNS

All photos by Jim Davis/Murfreesboro Parks & Rec.SPLASH OUT recently took place in Murfreesboro and children of all ages had a blast! The Murfreesboro Parks and Rec. wat.... Read More

With $6,500 stipend, MTSU researcher, student tackle Stones River Watershed diversity using next-gen sequencing techniques

Jun 30, 2021 at 08:18 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — They technically won’t start a nearly yearlong research project until July 1, but an MTSU biology researcher and an Honor.... Read More

Water Treatment Plant Begins Annual Unidirectional Flushing Project

Jun 21, 2021 at 12:45 pm by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) Inframark will begin unidirectional flushing in La Vergne starting June 21. Unidirectional flushing is an annual practice by the water treatment plant that.... Read More

UPDATE: More News on the Future of the Low-Head Dam behind the Sam Davis Home and Near Smyrna Elementary School

May 25, 2021 at 11:17 am by WGNS

Talks continue over what to do with a low-head dam that is in disrepair. The location of the structure that was built in 1939 is directly behind the historic Sam Davis Home an.... Read More

Caution urged on the Duck River in Neighboring Areas like Bedford County

May 25, 2021 at 09:00 am by WGNS

Summer is a time for outdoor fun, and this summer in particular, as life begins to return to normal, people are looking to put the past year behind them and enjoy themselves.S.... Read More

Planning to hit the Stones River?

Apr 12, 2021 at 10:34 am by WGNS

As temperatures warm, more residents may hit the Stones River to canoe, kayak or innertube the waterway.Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Chief Mark Foulks said that it is importan.... Read More

Reports of Rutherford County Water Rescue at Fate Sanders Marina Unfounded

Mar 31, 2021 at 02:50 pm by WGNS

There were reports of a water rescue at Fate Sanders Marina in Smyrna. Those reports were confirmed to be unfounded. Rutherford County Fire and Rescue’s water rescue tea.... Read More

UPDATE: Rutherford Co. Fire Rescue Responds to Two Water Rescues Overnight Involving Submerged Vehicles/To Report Significant Flooding Issues

Mar 29, 2021 at 09:57 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Fire Rescue (RCFR) responded to two more water rescue calls Sunday night, both involving submerged vehicles.The first call occurr.... Read More

Water Line Replacement Causing Detours in La Vergne Community

Feb 10, 2021 at 10:48 am by WGNS

The City of La Vergne water department is busy replacing a line that’s had maintenance issues over the last several years, causing detours in a busy La Vergne community..... Read More

TDEC Announce $20.2 Million in Loans for Smyrna Water Improvements

Feb 02, 2021 at 09:35 am by WGNS

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee and the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) Commissioner David Salyers today announced two loans totaling $20.2 million for the.... Read More

Is there a Cap on Residential Development in Murfreesboro due to Treated Discharge Water?

Jan 14, 2021 at 11:32 am by WGNS

As Murfreesboro continues to grow in leaps and bounds, it equals concern over water and sewer capacity. But, the real issue is the discharge of treated water, as explained by.... Read More

Day Use Fees at J. Percy Priest Lake

Oct 01, 2020 at 10:00 am by WGNS

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District has announced that it will resume the collection of fees at its day use recreation areas beginning Oct. 8th. This includes.... Read More

$800,000 Loan for Woodbury Water Improvements

Sep 23, 2020 at 07:00 am by WGNS

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee and the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) Commissioner David Salyers announced a State Revolving Fund loan of $800,000 for th.... Read More

Contest for Rutherford County High School Students: Imagine a Day Without Water

Sep 22, 2020 at 10:31 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The Murfreesboro Water Resources Department Community Affairs team (MWRDCA) is getting students excited about the value of water with this yea.... Read More