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Water/Sewer Moving Toward Advanced Metering

After deciding to move forward with advanced metering infrastructure for the Cookeville Energy Department, the city will implement the new automated meters for the Water Department as well. Cookeville Water and Sewer Quality Control Director Barry Turner said 40 meters have been installed to test the system and it is going well. Cookeville City Council will vote Thursday on an ... Read More »

Byrdstown Water Meters To Be Installed By Weekend

After a miscalculation, Byrdstown is set to have all new water meters installed by the weekend. Byrdstown Mayor Sam Gibson said after ordering some 3,000 meters, the city realized they needed another 200 more. He said waiting on the additional meters, coupled with the challenge of dealing with new technology got the project behind schedule. Gibson said the new meters ... Read More »

Byrdstown Approves Donation To Support 911 Program, New Features

Byrdstown Aldermen approved a $5,000 contribution to the county’s 911 agency, a contribution that will continue going forward to help the system grow. Overton-Pickett Emergency Communications Director Chris Masiongale said they have implemented a number of new features that will benefit the city such as the ability to text or video call 911 for special emergencies. Masiongale said the majority ... Read More »

Byrdstown Seeking Funding To Replace Old Water Meters

The Byrdstown¬†Board of Aldermen approved a grant application Monday to fund a water meter replacement project. Mayor Sam Gibson said the town wants to install new meters that would automatically read water use. “The grant would take care of all of our technical equipment here in the office, and then we could save money on the individuals and labor it ... Read More »

Tax Increase Part Of Livingston’s New Fiscal Year Budget

Livingston’s new fiscal year budget will include a five cent increase in property taxes. The Livingston Board of Alderman held the first reading of the budget for fiscal year Monday night. Vice Mayor Ken Dodson said he thinks the board should move forward with the MTAS recommended increase. “I just think anyone that has given us advice on this has ... Read More »

Livingston Begins Work To Locate Water Leaks

Livingston crews will get to work immediately to assess leaks in the city’s water system. That after receiving a letter from the Tennessee Water and Wastewater Financing Board. The letter outlined excessive non-revenue water loss of 20 percent or greater during 2019. Consulting engineer Greg Davenport said his data shows a large difference exists in the amount of water pumped ... Read More »