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Livingston Going Door-To-Door For Water Line Surveys

The city of Livingston will be sending its Police and Fire Departments door to door to collect surveys for the city’s lead service line inventory. Mayor Curtis Hayes said the city has been collecting surveys through mail or on the city website since 2021, but has only received some 1,000 completed questionnaires. He said every water utility in the country ... Read More »

Cookeville Asking You To Take A Look At Pipes

City of Cookeville asking for your help in surveying the type of water line in your home. The EPA-mandated survey includes homes constructed prior to July, 1988. At question, whether your pipes are lead, copper, plastic, or galvanized. Water and Sewer Department Director Barry Turner said lead is at the heart of the government’s concern. “Well, there’s the health concerns ... Read More »

Putnam’s Electric School Buses Should Arrive In Next 60 Days

New electric school buses could be on the ground in Putnam County within the next two months. Putnam County Schools Transportation Supervisor Ron Chaffin said there have been a few delays, attributed to the supply chain. “We have had a series of meetings with TVA meetings with the company in charge that’s going to be installing our charging systems for ... Read More »

Putnam Schools Accept Two Electric Buses; No Delivery Date Set

The Putnam County School Board officially accepted two electric buses Thursday night, the result of a $790,000 grant award from the EPA. The delivery date remains unclear, but Cumberland International Bus Account Manager Ashley Scurlock said the system has already designed the two routes to be covered by the buses. “The reliable range on a bus is 135 miles, the ... Read More »

TWRA, EPA Contain Unknown Hickman Creek Substance, Continue Testing

Officials have located where the unknown substance killing fish is entering DeKalb County’s Hickman Creek. EMA Director Charlie Parker said the product enters the creek near Edgewood Street area in Alexandria and has since been contained. However, the source not yet found. “The EPA contractors have managed to dig like almost like a well where they can put a pump ... Read More »