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Drinking Water Warning/Boil Advisory Rescinded 07/15/22 2:45 p.m. - OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT

The Sevierville Water Systems drinking water warning/boiling advisory has been rescinded. All water testing has been negative for harmful contaminants. The advisory had been in effect for all City of Sevierville Water System customers, and Sevier County Water System customers in the following areas: Sims Road, Flat Creek, Allensville, Lane Hollow, Thomas Cross Road, Boyds Creek, and Jayell Road. The water treatment plant is operating normally at this time, including the release of treated water into the system.

What happened?

The severe storms and flash flooding on July 12 carried significant debris to the water treatment plant intake in the early morning hours of July 13th. The debris caused blockage of intake filters and disrupted plant operation capabilities.

Out of an abundance of caution due to areas that lost water pressure, a drinking water warning/boil advisory was issued at approximately 8:00 a.m. on July 14, 2022.  Water Systems employees cleaned the intake filters and restored water system distribution. Numerous water tests were conducted and on Friday, July 15, 2022 all tests were negative for harmful contaminants. In consultation with TDEC and Sevier County Health Dept.,

The advisory was rescinded on Friday, July 15 at 2:45 p.m.

Drinking Water Warning/Boil Advisory Rescinded 07/15/22 2:45 p.m.

The Sevierville Water Systems drinking water warning/boiling advisory is rescinded. All water testing is negative for harmful contaminants. The advisory was in effect for all City of Sevierville Water System customers, and Sevier County Water System customers in the following areas: Sims Road, Flat Creek, Allensville, Lane Hollow, Thomas Cross Road, Boyd’s Creek, and Jayell Road. The water treatment plant is operating normally at this time, including the release of safe, properly treated water into the system.

POST-ADVISORY RECOMMENDATIONS

The CDC recommends homeowners and businesses take certain measures after a boil water advisory has been rescinded. Please refer to the documents below for homeowners, businesses, and food service establishments. It is recommended that water lines be flushed to ensure that fresh water with appropriate levels of disinfectant are present, since unused water has been in your water lines for an extended period.

Customers with questions regarding this information may call 865-453-5522 Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Drinking Water Warning/Boil Advisory Update #2 07-15-22

A drinking water warning/boiling advisory remains in effect for all City of Sevierville Water System customers, and Sevier County Water System customers in the following areas: Sims Road, Flat Creek, Allensville, Lane Hollow, Thomas Cross Road, Boyds Creek, and Jayell Road.

Sevierville Water Systems employees collected multiple water samples yesterday and are awaiting test results. The test results will let us know if there is any contamination in the system. We expect to make an announcement later this afternoon after the test results have been reviewed. New guidance will be provided to customers at that time.

The water treatment plant is operating normally at this time, including the release of treated water into the system. We appreciate the water conservation efforts of our customers during this period.

Customers may monitor this website, our social media page, or call 865-453-5522 for helpful information and announcements.

Drinking Water Warning/Boil Advisory Update

A drinking water warning/boiling advisory remains in effect for all City of Sevierville Water System customers, and Sevier County Water System customers in the following areas: Sims Road, Flat Creek, Allensville, Lane Hollow, Thomas Cross Road, Boyds Creek, and Jayell Road.

Water Systems employees have made significant progress towards restoring water service. Numerous water samples have been collected and are being processed; results should be available tomorrow afternoon. The test results will let us know if there is any contamination in the system. Updated guidance to customers will be provided depending upon the test results.

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Drinking Water Warning Issued-Boil Drinking Water Until Further Notice-Sevierville and Portions of Sevier County

The City is also asking that residents, businesses and visitors conserve water whenever possible until the system is fully operational.

DRINKING WATER WARNING

The City of Sevierville Water system lost pressure in the distribution system. The following notice applies to all Sevierville Water System customers. This notice also applies to Sevier County Water System customers in the following areas: Sims Road, Flat Creek, Allensville, Lane Hollow, Thomas Cross Road, Boyds Creek, and Jayell Road.

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Bowling Center to Close for Maintenance

Posted 07-12-22.

The Sevierville Community Center Bowling Center is scheduled will be closed for regular maintenance Wednesday, August 3-Friday, August 5. The center is scheduled to reopen at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 6. For additional information, please call 865-453-5441.

City of Sevierville Celebrates Court Complex Improvements and Announces New Lighted Pickleball Courts

Posted 07-11-22.

On Monday, July 18 at 4:30 p.m., the City of Sevierville will celebrate the recently completed improvements to the existing courts at City Park, which totaled $140,000.00. The improvements included replacement of the 30-year old lighting system, resurfacing the existing courts, replacing nets and windscreens, new pickleball semi-permanent nets, and new court cleaning equipment. The redesigned courts consist of four dedicated tennis courts on one side of the complex, and a series of combination tennis (four) and pickleball (eight) courts on the other side.

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Traffic Advisory: Possible Delays During Car Show

Posted 07-07-22.

The City of Sevierville is issuing a traffic advisory for Gists Creek Road in the area of the Sevierville Convention Center for Saturday, July 9 (8:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.).

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Sevierville Fall Youth Baseball and Softball Registration Begins July 6

Posted 07-01-22.

The Sevierville Recreation Department will begin accepting youth baseball and softball registration and entry fees for the Smoky Mountain Youth Baseball Association’s fall season on Wednesday, July 6. The season is scheduled to begin August 29 and end in mid-October. Fall season games will be played only at Sevierville City Park.

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Arrest Made in Grassy Meadows Lane Murder

Posted 06-30-22.

Sevierville Police Department detectives have arrested and charged 40-year old Luis Mora of Sevierville, Tennessee with first degree murder in the death of 38-year old Gladys Gutierrez. Ms. Gutierrez was found deceased this morning at her home on Grassy Meadows Lane in Sevierville. Mr. Mora was reportedly her boyfriend.

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Parks and Recreation Plans Next Mountain Hike

Posted 06-29-22.

The Sevierville Parks and Recreation Department has scheduled a hike to Ramsey Cascades on Friday, July 8. This guided hike is FREE and limited to ten participants. Participants must be at least 18-years old and provide their own transportation to a meeting place to be determined.

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Join Sevierville as We Rise Up for Parks and Recreation

Posted 06-23-22.

Since 1985, America has celebrated July as the nation’s official Park and Recreation Month. Created by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), Park and Recreation Month specifically highlights the essential and powerful role local park and recreation professionals-such as our staff at the City of Sevierville-play in building stronger, more vibrant, and more resilient communities across the country.

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TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Drain Tile Replacement May Cause Delays

Posted 06-21-22.

The City of Sevierville Street Department will be replacing a drain tile on Center Street near Jersey Drive on Monday June 27 beginning at 8:00 a.m. Weather and other conditions permitting, the work will be completed by 5:00 p.m. the same day. Traffic will be maintained however short term delays are possible.

Blalock Natatorium/Pool at Sevierville Community Center Closure Extended

Posted 06-17-22.

The Sevierville Parks and Recreation Department has extended closure of the Blalock Natatorium/Pool at the Sevierville Community Center through June 21, 2022. The closure is necessary to perform maintenance. The natatorium is now scheduled to reopen at 6:00 a.m. on June 22.

For more information, please call 453-5441.

City of Sevierville Reminds Residents/Visitors That Shooting Fireworks Is Not Permitted

Posted 06-15-22.

With the Fourth of July holiday approaching, the City of Sevierville would like to remind residents and visitors that shooting fireworks without a permit is not permitted within the City limits. This ordinance is in effect throughout the year. Sevierville Fire Chief Matt Henderson and Police Chief Joe Manning say that while they want residents and visitors to enjoy the holiday, they hope it will be celebrated in a safe manner. They note that fireworks are banned in the City because of the potential dangers of personal injury and fires.

Parks and Recreation Hike to Gregory Bald

Posted 06-14-22.

The Sevierville Parks and Recreation Department has scheduled a hike to Gregory Bald via Gregory Ridge and Gregory Bald Trails, on Thursday, June 23. This guided hike is FREE and limited to ten participants. Participants must be at least 18-years old and provide their own transportation to a meeting place to be determined.

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