Posted on: September 7, 2017

AMI System Provides Leak Detection and Meter Testing

Meter testing bench

MWRD's new Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) water meters will enable employees to find leaks on main lines and service lines. A leak sensor on the meter listens for sound frequencies and will show where the sound is located on a map, allowing them t...

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Posted on: July 15, 2017

GPS Units Used to Locate Leaks

Leak Detection

The Operation & Maintenance Department recently purchased two Leica Zeno 20 GPS units. The units will be used to locate leaks repairs, underground asset installations and water taps installations. The units, which have 5 cm accuracy, will allow the Wa...

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Posted on: August 10, 2017

'One Water' Future

FY18 Budget Cover

The City of Murfreesboro Water & Sewer Department (MWSD) is embracing a new name to reflect the future of how water is utilized. MSWD has become the Murfreesboro Water Resources Department. The concept reflects the evolving approach of “one water” to ...

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Posted on: August 10, 2017

Lead and Copper Testing

Water Testing

Drinking water lead levels has been a hot topic given the recent events that occurred in Flint, Michigan. Staff at the Stones River Water Treatment Plant (SRWTP) take this issue seriously and strive to meet and exceed regulatory standards set forth for bo...

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Posted on: September 20, 2017

Water Resources Recovery Facility expands to 24 million gallons a day

Water Resources Recovery Facility aerial view3

The Water Resources Recovery Facility, formerly known as the Sinking Creek Waste Water Treatment Plant, has increased capacity 50 percent following a major expansion. The facility is located at 2032 Blanton Drive in Murfreesboro, TN 37129.

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Posted on: May 25, 2017

Construction Update

Construction at MWRRF

Murfreesboro Water Resource Recovery Facility has recently undergone construction to increase the treatment capacity from 16 MGD to 24 MGD. This update includes a new carrousel which can hold 8 million gallons, two clarifiers that can hold 2 million gallo...

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Posted on: May 25, 2017

Sanitary Sewer Inspection

tv truck

MWRD inspects and evaluates the condition of the sanitary sewer lines daily using a closed-circuit television system. The inspection data and video collected by the CCTV trucks are entered into a database to be reviewed by staff in our Engineering and O &...

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