Public Water-Supply Systems and Associated Water Use in Tennessee, 1995

Table 5. Public water-supply systems withdrawing 1 million gallons per day or more 
of ground water by hydrologic region in Tennessee in 1995

[Mgal/d, million gallons per day]

    Public water-supply system          Withdrawal              Aquifer

    Lower Mississippi Region

Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division    148              Tertiary Sand

Jackson Utility Division                  12.1            Tertiary Sand

Bartlett Water System                      4.44           Tertiary Sand

Dyersburg Water Department                 4.12           Tertiary Sand          

Germantown Water Department                3.96           Tertiary Sand

Union City Water Department                3.45           Tertiary Sand

Collierville Water Department              3.41           Tertiary Sand

Humboldt Water Department                  2.28           Tertiary Sand

Selmer Water System                        2.13           Cretaceous Sand

Brownsville Water Department               2.05           Tertiary Sand

Naval Support Activity Memphis             1.56           Tertiary Sand
Ripley Water System                        1.52           Tertiary Sand

Covington Water Department                 1.43           Tertiary Sand

Martin Water Department                    1.40           Tertiary Sand

Milan Water Department                     1.31           Tertiary Sand

McKenzie Water Department                  1.19           Tertiary Sand

Millington Water Department                1.17           Tertiary Sand

Bolivar Water System                       1.17           Cretaceous Sand

County Wide Water District                 1.13           Tertiary Sand

Henderson Water Department                 1.02           Cretaceous Sand

Poplar Grove Utility District              1.00           Tertiary Sand

    Tennessee Region

Hixson Utility District                    6.19           Cambrian-Ordovician carbonate rock

Elizabethton Water Department              5.35           Cambrian-Ordovician carbonate rock

Johnson City Water Department              3.93           Crystalline rock

Paris Board of Public Utilities            2.41           Cretaceous Sand

Jefferson City Water and Sewer Commission  2.34           Cambrian-Ordovician carbonate rock

Erwin Utilities                            2.08           Crystalline rock

Savannah Public Utilities Department       1.60           Alluvial

Ocoee Water System                         1.47           Cambrian-Ordovician carbonate rock

Cleveland Utilities                        1.47           Cambrian-Ordovician carbonate rock

Lincoln County Board of Public Utilities   1.42           Mississippian carbonate rock

Lawrenceburg Water System                  1.32           Mississippian carbonate rock

Hohenwald Water System                     1.18           Mississippian carbonate rock

Athens Utility Board                       1.12           Cambrian-Ordovician carbonate rock

Mt. Pleasant Water System                  1.06           Ordovician carbonate rock

First Utility District of Carter County    1.06           Cambrian-Ordovician carbonate rock

Hallsdale-Powell Utility District          1.06           Cambrian-Ordovician carbonate rock

Leoma Utility District                     1.49           Mississippian carbonate rock

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