List of utilities including: Water, Gas, Electric, Sewer and what their capabilities are.

 

Electric Power

Electric power is provided to Weakley County by Weakley County Municipal Electric System (WCMES). The power is purchased from the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). TVA has an excellent reliability factor of 99.999%. TVA's current generating capacity is 30,000 megawatts produced by coal-fined, hydroelectric, nuclear and combustion turbine plants. TVA is committed to maintaining competitive rates, which are already among the lowest rates in the country. Rate incentives are available for commercial and industrial customers meeting certain criteria.

Weakley County Municipal Electric System
P.O. Box 170
Martin, TN. 38237
731-587-9521

Natural Gas

Natural gas is distributed in Dresden, Gleason, Greenfield and Sharon by the West Tennessee Public Utilities District. The system is supplied by Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company through 8", 6", and 4" supply lines.

West Tennessee Public Utility District
14055 Paris St.
Huntingdon, TN. 38344-0568
731-443-7794

Natural gas is distributed in Martin by the City of Martin. The system is supplied by Texas Gas Transmission Corporation through a 4", 800 P.S.I. supply line. There are two 26" and one 30" transmission lines maintained by Texas Gas Transmission Corporation which are five miles west of the city. The average heat content is 1040 BTU per cubic foot.

Water & Sewer

Water and sewer are provided by the five municipalities, and all have ample excess capacity.

WATER

Dresden

Source: 3 Wells
Capacity: 3,600,000 GPD 2,500 GPM
Current Consumption: 600,000 GPD
Storage Capacity: 1,000,000 Gallons

Gleason

Source: 2 Wells
Capacity: 285,000 GPD
Current Consumption: 150,000 GPD
Storage Capacity: 285,000 Gallons

Greenfield

Source: 3 Wells
Capacity: 1,000,000 GPD
Current Consumption: 400,000 GPD
Storage Capacity: 425,000 Gallons

Martin

Source: 5 Wells
Capacity: 3,000,000 GPD
Current Consumption: 400,000 GPD
Storage Capacity: 1,975,000 Gallons

Sharon

Source: Wells
Capacity: 1,000,000 GPD
Current Consumption: 140,000 GPD
Storage Capacity: 300,000 Gallons

SEWER

Dresden

Average Daily Use: 325,000 GPD
Capacity: 475,000 GPD

Gleason

Average Daily Use: 190,000 GPD
Capacity: 285,000 GPD

Greenfield

Average Daily Use: 285,000 GPD
Capacity: 490,000 GPD

Martin

Average Daily Use: 1,500,000 GPD
Capacity: 6,000,000 GPD

Sharon

Average Daily Use: 110,000 GPD
Capacity: 200,000 GPD