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25-54 % rate hike if Town of Signal Mountain keeps water system

At a public meeting Thursday night, officials with the Town of Signal Mountain said if the town keeps the water system, the burden to citizens would be between a 25 to 54 percent rate increase to pay for the repairs needed. Officials did not say how long that rate hike would last but that the… Continue reading 25-54 % rate hike if Town of Signal Mountain keeps water system

Press Release, Public Meeting

Signal Mountain citizens probe Tennessee American Water on transparency

Town hosts final public hearing on water system before expected vote CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (April 11, 2018) - At the Signal Mountain Town Hall gym Tuesday night, Be Vocal. Choose Local., other citizens and councilpersons questioned Tennessee American Water Company (TAWC) and Walden’s Ridge Utility District (WRUD) on why each would be the best to manage… Continue reading Signal Mountain citizens probe Tennessee American Water on transparency

Press Release

Citizens speak up on water quality, rates and fees at second public hearing on Town of Signal Mountain water system

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Be Vocal. Choose Local. advocates for Walden’s Ridge Utility District SIGNAL MOUNTAIN, Tenn. (March 29, 2018) - At a second public hearing Wednesday night on the proposed sale of the Signal Mountain water system, citizens voiced concerns over water quality and raised questions over rates and extra fees. Multiple members of Be… Continue reading Citizens speak up on water quality, rates and fees at second public hearing on Town of Signal Mountain water system

News Coverage

Two companies vying to provide water system for Signal Mountain

Originally published on wdef.com HAMILTON COUNTY, Tenn. (WDEF) — Residents heard from two companies vying to be the provider for the Town of Signal Mountain water system on Thursday night. Tennessee American Water and Walden’s Ridge Utility District both submitted plans, in response to the town’s request for proposals. Tennessee American Water representatives say even though… Continue reading Two companies vying to provide water system for Signal Mountain

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Advocates For Tennessee American, Walden’s Ridge Speak At First Of 3 Public Hearings

Originally published on http://www.chattanoogan.com Friday, March 23, 2018 Those advocating that the town of Signal Mountain turn its water system over to Tennessee American Water Company spoke at a public hearing on Thursday night, while others favored the Walden's Ridge Utility District. Tennessee American Water, the local supplier of water for the Town of Signal Mountain… Continue reading Advocates For Tennessee American, Walden’s Ridge Speak At First Of 3 Public Hearings

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Signal Mountain group forms in response to potential water department takeover

Originally published on http://www.timesfreepress.com An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated that Walden's Ridge Utility District had previously only expressed interest in managing Signal Mountain's water system. WRUD had expressed interest in both buying or managing the system. The earlier version also incorrectly stated that WRUD had pledged not to impose any rate increases… Continue reading Signal Mountain group forms in response to potential water department takeover