Tennessee American Water Proudly Recognizes American Water Charitable Foundation 2023 Water and Environment Grantees

Recipients include four nonprofit organizations across Tennessee American Water The American Water Charitable Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization established by American Water, the largest regulated water and wastewater utility company in the U.S., recently announced four organizations were awarded a Water and Environment grant, supporting communities served by Tennessee American Water. “We are pleased that the American […]

City of Chattanooga hires first-ever Director of Housing Policy

The position will report directly to Chief Housing Officer Nicole Heyman to support the City’s efforts to expand affordable housing opportunities. The City of Chattanooga is pleased to announce the hire of its first-ever Director of Housing Policy, a position which will oversee the city’s implementation of its housing objectives and services and work to […]

First two residents of Chattanooga’s 3D-printed shelters placed into permanent housing

The temporary shelters were built in collaboration with Branch Technology and Olivet Baptist Church. The first two residents who enrolled in the City of Chattanooga’s 3D-printed shelter 12-month pilot program have been placed into permanent housing, with assistance from Chattanooga’s Office of Homelessness and Supportive Housing. The initial residents were housed in 30 days, beating […]

Mayor Kelly formalizes cooperative agreement with war-tornUkrainian city

Brad Cobb and Daniel Wiens to co-chair Mayor’s Working Group to Support Trostyanets as efforts kick off to aid new peer city Mayor Tim Kelly formalized a new partnership between the City of Chattanooga and Trostyanets, Ukraine Tuesday in a virtual signing ceremony beamed across the Atlantic ocean. Trostyanets Mayor Yurii Bova and Mayor Kelly […]

Health Department Relaunches the Step ONE Teaching Garden Grants Program; Accepting Applications through September 7th

The Hamilton County Health Department announces the Step ONE Teaching Garden Grants Program, which focuses on addressing the issue of childhood nutrition by encouraging youth and their families to make healthier food decisions. The Teaching Gardens introduce positive skills such as balanced nutrition, teamwork, and responsibility to students at a young age. These gardens are […]

HCS Back To School Bash and EdConnect Press Conference

To celebrate and kick off the new school year, HamiltonCounty Schools (HCS) is hosting our 6th annual Back to School Bash on Saturday,August 5. This year’s Back to School Bash has a new home at the TennesseeRiverpark and will go from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.The event will also include an HCS EdConnect press conference […]

Mayor Tim Kelly designates August Older Adults Month and announces Aging with Grace event

Mayor Tim Kelly today signed a proclamation declaring August Older Adults Month in Chattanooga and announced Aging with Grace, a July 29th gathering for older adults hosted by the Mayor’s Council on Livability and Aging, his advisory panel whose mission is to positively impact the lives of Chattanooga’s seniors.  “Chattanooga’s roughly 65,000 seniors are an important […]

City and Branch Technology Launch 3D-Printed Shelters Pilot for People Experiencing Homelessness

Two single-unit structures will provide temporary shelter during the 12 month pilot. The City of Chattanooga and Branch Technology today launched a new partnership to pilot the use of 3D-printed, single-unit structures as temporary shelters for people experiencing homelessness. “We’ve made great progress reducing homelessness in Chattanooga, but the work’s not done. We remain focused […]

Tennessee American Water Performs Tank Rehabilitations

Work Extends Service Life of Tanks in System Commuters traveling on Riverside Drive pass the Chattanooga plant of Tennessee American Water and may have noticed ongoing work on one of our water tanks. The tank rehabilitation program extends the tank’s service life and helps with water quality. Since spring, the water tank has been undergoing […]