Category: Latest News

Chlorine Plays Vital Role in Security of Water Supply as Countermeasure to Virus

Current evidence indicates chlorine is effective in eliminating the COVID-19 virus (coronavirus) through the disinfection process for drinking water or wastewater, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and

Request for bid on fencing in local subdivision

Consolidated Utility District of Rutherford County (CUD) is accepting bids for the removal of an existing fence and the installation of high tensile non-electric fence around CUD’s property in Stewart

CUD signs $1.3 million deal for upgraded meter technology

More advanced metering technology is on its way to Rutherford County, which will benefit customers of Consolidated Utility District (CUD) by providing more actionable, real-time data. That’s because CUD has

Pam Sykes’ Journey: From archaeology in California to infrastructure in Tennessee

Her work is part Indiana Jones, part mapmaking, and part drone flights. Pam Sykes, a GIS Analyst (geographic information system) with CUD since 2015, wouldn’t have it any other way.

3 items to know about your STEP system, from CUD’s Joe Fisher

“Without wastewater treatment and disposal, even a million-dollar home would nosedive in value.” A strong statement from CUD Wastewater Supervisor Joe Fisher – especially given the amount of residential development

CUD and City of Murfreesboro Activate Contingency Water Supply

A new water service interconnection between Consolidated Utility District (CUD) and Murfreesboro Water Resources Department will keep water flowing to CUD customers even in the event of an emergency, such

More than 1,400 miles of pipe — and growing!

If you like geography, you’ll love this story. Because a city that has grown as fast as Murfreesboro has – from a population of 40,000 in 1991 to 135,000 in

What is hard water – and is it actually helpful?

Residents in middle Tennessee sometimes notice deposits in their household water that leaves a white film or a grain-like feel. This is a sign of hard water, which is common

How to Protect Your Neighborhood STEP System

STEP refers to Septic Tank Effluent Pump — a system of wastewater disposal that services many neighborhoods in Rutherford County. See this PDF document to learn more. STEP system mailer

Kevin Hickerson presented with ESGR’s Patriot Award

CUD is proud to announce that Kevin Hickerson was awarded with ESGR’s Patriot Award. ESGR stands Employee Support of the Guard and Reserve. The Patriot Award reflects the efforts made to