Building For The Future
About Our Water
All Trenton water system water comes from underground aquifers, pumped to the plant and treated here. The plant has the capacity to treat 1.4M gallons/day for drinking water.
The quality of the water is excellent and we test it regularly to make sure it stays that way.
Water / Sewer FAQ
What should I be concerned about in my water?
Your water meets all standards established by the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). In addition, the Trenton Light & Water has met all the monitoring, record keeping, and reporting requirements of the national primary drinking water regulations.
Should I be worried about lead in my water?
Trenton Light & Water meets the strictest lead regulations.
Water Conservation Tips.
Water conservation measures are an important first step in protecting our water supply. Such measures not only save the supply of our source water but can also save you money by reducing your water bill. Here are a few suggestions:
- Fix leaking faucets, pipes, toilets, etc.
- Replace old fixtures; install water-saving devices in faucets, toilets, and appliances.
- Wash only full loads of laundry.
- Do not use the toilet for trash disposal.
- Take shorter showers.
- Do not let the water run while shaving or brushing teeth.
- Soak dishes before washing.
- Run the dishwasher only when full.
You can conserve outdoors as well:
- Water the lawn and garden in the early morning or evening.
- Use mulch around plants and shrubs.
- Repair leaks in faucets and hoses.
- Use water-saving nozzles.
- Use water from a bucket to wash your car, and save the hose for rinsing.
Are there any telephone numbers I can call for further questions about my water?
EPA Safe Drinking Water Hotline 1-800-426-4791
TN Dept. of Environment and Conservation 1-888-891-8332
Trenton Light & Water 731-855-1561
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