Flood Damage 2019

In February of 2019, East Tennessee experienced flooding due to a significant rain event.  The following news articles describe flooding damage to our facilities.  We do not anticipate passing on any costs to our customers at this time. We have contingencies in place to offset costs. We are one of only four AAA rated water utilities in the state, and plan to be debt-free by 2025.

WATE 6 – Flooding damages two West Knoxville wastewater facilities (03/04/19 ) 

https://www.wate.com/news/local-news/flooding-damages-two-west-knoxville-wastewater-facilities/1826954491

WBIR 10 – First Utility District of Knox County facing millions in flood damage (03/05/19)

https://www.wbir.com/article/news/first-utility-district-of-knox-county-facing-millions-in-flood-damage/51-9dea164c-986c-49fe-b2d6-5f8074828cab

Knox News – Knox flooding: First Utility District damages hit millions, may qualify county for FEMA  (03/04/19)

https://ux.knoxnews.com/story/news/local/2019/03/04/first-utility-district-knox-county-flooding/3026543002/