The Winchester Water System

Winchester Utility System serves as the municipal water source for the city of Winchester, TN and the surrounding area. We serve approximately 20,000 customers and maintain nearly 360 miles of water mains with 6 storage tanks.

Our water comes from the Elk River on Tims Ford Lake located on State Highway 130, about 3 miles from Winchester.
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Safe Drinking Water

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Our treated water meets all of the EPA’s health standards. We annually conduct numerous tests for over 80 contaminants that could be in drinking water and provide a water quality report to the public. Any contaminants found in our drinking water have been found to be within safe limits.

All water contains dissolved contaminants, so occasionally your water may exhibit slight discoloration. Winchester Utility System works around the clock to provide quality water to every service tap. We ask that all our customers help us protect our water sources. They are the heart of our community, our way of life, and our families’ health.

Access our annual water reports on our News page.
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Practice Water Conservation Tips

Protect our local water supply and lower your water bill by practicing these water conservation tips inside and outside your home.

Outside Your Home

Water your lawn only when it needs it, preferably early in the morning to avoid evaporation.

Use a broom to clean sidewalks, driveways, and patios instead of a hose. 

Set your lawn mower one notch higher to make your lawn more drought-tolerant. 

Water plants in the early morning or evening, preferably using drip irrigation hoses. 

Use gravel instead of asphalt to soak rainwater instead of contributing to runoff and erosion. 

Inside Your Home

Use water-saver cycles on dishwashers & clothes washers. Don’t run them half full.

Match water levels in clothes washer to load size. 

Turn off water while brushing teeth/washing dishes. 

Regularly check toilets, faucets, and pipes for leaks and address them accordingly.

Choose water and energy-saving appliances.

Insulate exposed water pipes to avoid wasting water while it heats up.

Relevant Links

Pipe Specifications
Cross - Connection
Water Quality Reports
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Contact Us

You can contact our customer service representatives by calling (931) 967-2238 or completing the form below.