2015 Consumer Confidence Report Big Sandy Waterworks

Big Sandy Water System Water Quality Report for 2015

Is my drinking water safe?

Yes, our water meets all of EPA’s health standards. We have conducted numerous tests for over 80 contaminants that may be in drinking water.  As you’ll see in the chart on the back, we only detected five of these contaminants.  We found all of these contaminants at safe levels.

What is the source of my water?

Your water, which is ground water, comes from a sand aquifer. Our goal is to protect our water from contaminants and we are working with the State to determine the vulnerability of our water source to potential contamination...

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Big Sandy Spring Festival

spring festivalPlans are underway for the 41st Big Sandy Spring Festival! As always, the festival is held during Memorial Day weekend. This year the dates are May 27 and 28. The theme this year is Circus because our festival is the greatest show in Big Sandy! Start thinking about ideas for decorating your entries in the parade according to the theme for great prize money.or the 41st Annual Big Sandy Spring Festival May 27 & 28th.

Friday night dance to the country sound of our very own Tennessee River Band, then Saturday all day for the Big Sandy Car Show, marvel at the classic cars from all over and vote for your favorite. Parade starts at 10 am, carnival rides, concessions, crafts and music all day featuring Hidden Creek Band...

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Big Sandy City Board Meets

The Big Sandy city Board met for the regular monthly meeting on Tuesday January19. The Board approved on second reading an ordinance amending deposits required to obtain water service and a policy regarding delinquent water bills. The Board determined determined that there is a greater delinquency rate from customers renting, leasing or otherwise occupying property owned by some third-party entity than the lower delinquency rate related to owner-occupied properties.The new ordinance states that the water service deposit for commercial customers and customers occupying property as renters or lessees shall be two hundred dollars.

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Big Sandy Chamber Elects New Officers

The Big Sandy Chamber of Commerce met on Monday night January 11th for the purpose of electing new officers for the year. Those individuals elected were: President Tm Phifer, Vice President John Melton, Treasurer Emily Dykes and Secretary Autumn Radliffe. There was also a discussion about the annual Big Sandy Spring Festival that’s held each year on Memorial Day weekend in May. The next meeting will be held on Sunday January 24th at Melton’s Fillin’ Station.

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New Big Sandy Police Chief On The Job

The Town of Big Sandy has a new Police Chief. He is Jim Sukash, a resident of the Big Sandy area. Jim has an impressive resume of law enforcement credentials. He has served as Police Chief of the US Coast Guard Academy Police Department in New London CT; He has served on the US Coast Guard Tactical Law Enforcement Team North-Hampton Roads, Va; US Coast Guard Integrated Support Command Police Department-Kodiak, AK. He has 20 plus years experience with the U.S. Marine Corps and US Coast Guard.

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