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Jackson To Use $1.9M Of ARP Funds To Extend And Rehab Water Lines

Jackson County working to extend and rehab the water line in four areas of the county. Mayor Randy Heady said those areas include Big Branch, Lambert Hollar, Sycamore Hollar, and Spring Fork Creek Road. He said that the project has been in the works since he first took office. “One of the landowners was in here the other day, they ... Read More »

Livingston Asking For Community Response In Lead And Copper Pipe Survey

The town of Livingston set to begin process of identifying any lead water lines within the city. Tennessee Association of Utility Districts Representative J.W. Griffin said that this is a result of the Lead and Copper Pipe rule passed in December, 2021. He said that the goal is to hopefully get rid of lead that could affect the system. “We ... Read More »

All Livingston Water Pressure Issues Should Be Resolved Monday

Livingston residents can expect all water pressure issues to be resolved on Monday. Mayor Curtis Hayes said a 12 inch water line burst along Highway 111 on Sunday morning causing outages and low pressure. Hayes said no residents should be without water or experiencing low pressure by the end of business hours. “When you have a 12 inch main line ... Read More »

Monterey To Replace Water Line On West Stewart Avenue

Monterey will replace some 725 feet of water line on West Stewart Avenue near South Walnut Street. Engineer Nathaniel Green said that the bid with W&O Construction would cost the city approximately $15,116. “If we were to bid that right now say by itself, you’d be looking somewhere around $50,000 to do that particular line,” Green said. “If we had ... Read More »

Double Springs Utility Using $1.2 Million Bond For Main Line Upgrade

The Double Springs Utility District is finalizing a $1.2 million bond for a main line improvement near Highway 70. Board President Lynn McHenry said the water line from Locust Grove Road to Highway 56 will increase from an eight inch to 12 inch line. “We of course have an increase in usage in that end of the county,” McHenry said. ... Read More »

River Road Repaired In Clay County, Water Restored

River Road in Clay County has been repaired, including a water line that slipped into the Obey River. County Road Supervisor Jason Browning said that water has been restored to residents impacted by this line break. Browning said that the road has been repaired but drivers should be cautious. “They opened the flood gates at Dale Hollow Dam, that is ... Read More »

Baxter Approves Utility Agreement For Subdivision Project

Baxter moved one step closer for a subdivision project on Highway 70 during Thursday night’s Board of Aldermen meeting. The board approved Mayor John Martin signing an agreement with the Double Springs Utility District. Martin said this will run a 12 inch water line to the project. Martin said this will provide adequate water flow to the future subdivision, providing ... Read More »

Byrdstown Applying For CDBG Funds For Water Line Project

Byrdstown will focus on solving water loss issues if the town receives a Community Development Block Grant. The town will apply for $685,000 in federal funds. Mayor Sam Gibson said the plan would be to remove an aging water line in Eagle Cove. “The line is a quarter of a mile through a wooded area where we can not travel,” ... Read More »

Crossville Water Line Extension Up For Vote Next Week

A 1200-foot water line extension will be up for a vote during next week’s Crossville City Council Meeting. The extension is on Ernest Neal Road and has already been approved by the city’s planning commission. City Engineer Tim Begley said he does not expect any maintenance or installation issues for the project, and Crossville will take over the water line ... Read More »

Putnam Courthouse Pipe Burst Causes Minimal Damage

The bottom level of the Putnam County Courthouse received minimal damage after a water line busted Monday morning. Mayor Randy Porter said the Trustee’s and Mayor’s office closed for the day as a result. “We had a pipe rupture about six o’clock this morning that flooded the downstairs area of the courthouse where the Trustee’s and Mayor’s offices are,” Porter ... Read More »