We work on many projects throughout the year, all geared towards preparing our system to meet development trends and future water demands of Blount County. You will find information on these projects updated here, if you have questions about our projects please call our Customer Service Center, (865) 982-3560.

Peach Orchard Road New Line Install

  • Project Location: Beginning at the intersection of Peach Orchard Rd and Ridge Rd, the new line will run along the Northeastern side of the road for approximately 3,400 ft before crossing over to the Southwestern side of the road and ending finally at 3005 Peach Orchard Rd.
  • Project Description: This project will involve the installation of approximately 7,200 ft of new water main line, consisting of 8' PVC pipe that will be installed by SBCUD personnel.  This project is solely funded with SBCUD operational reserves.
  • Project Status: This project began in October and is currently in progress. 


Salem Road New Line Install

  • Project Location: Beginning at the intersection of Salem Rd and Lambert Rd, extending to the intersection of Salem Rd and Houston Springs Rd in Greenback.
  • Project Description: The existing water line terminates at the intersection of Salem Rd and Lambert Rd, this project will extend that line around 2,000 feet along Salem Rd to where it intersects with Houston Springs Rd. This project is solely funded with SBCUD operational reserves. Construction on this project began mid-August.
  • Project Status: Construction is complete!


Robert C Jackson Road Extension

  • Project Location: Beginning at the intersection of Robert C Jackson Rd & Hwy 321 and ending at Morganton Rd.
  • Project Description: The City of Maryville is connecting Hwy 321 and Morganton Rd by way of extending Robert C Jackson Road. Since this is part of our service area, we installed over 5,300 feet of 8-in water line along the road extension, connecting the existing lines on Hwy 321 and Morganton Rd. The new water line will improve the hydraulics for Big Springs Rd and Morganton Rd areas. This project will was entirely self-performed by South Blount Utility.
  • Project Status: Construction is complete!    


Calderwood Highway

  • Project Location: Along Calderwood Hwy, between Baumgardner Rd and Hwy 411.
  • Project Description: The project replaced 19,700 feet of existing 50 year old 4-inch water line with a 20-inch water main that provides an additional 3,000 gallons per minute. This water transmission line distributes water from SBCUD’s water treatment plant to customers that are located in the north service area and will provide additional flows along Calderwood Hwy, 411 Hwy, and to the water storage tanks located on Ratledge Road and in Louisville.
  • Project Status: Complete!
 The $2.1 million project is solely funded by SBCUD’s operational reserves.