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Fayetteville Public Utilities begins natural gas "tie line" construction

The Fayetteville Public Utilities Natural Gas Department has begun construction of a new "tie line" to provide an alternate/secondary natural gas feed to consumers and enhance system reliabi

Student Utility Board tours natural gas operation

The Fayetteville Public Utilities Student Utility Board learned about the natural gas department during their March meeting.

FPU announces lowest natural gas rate since August 2004

Fayetteville Public Utilities announced this week that they are lowering residential gas rates by five cents per hundred cubic feet (ccf) effective on bills received in March.

Meadows and Refer to attend Youth Leadership Summit

Two high school students, Caroline Meadows and Chris Refer, have been selected to attend the 2011 Youth Leadership Summit in Nashville, TN, March 21- 23.  The Youth Leadership Summit is sponsore

Students learn about FPU and electricity

As Askins Elementary School kindergarteners focus on "Letter E Week," employees from Fayetteville Public Utilities teach the students about electricity and how to use it safely.

March is Cross Connection Awareness Month

When water flows backward through the water supply system, it is called backsiphonage or backflow.

Dewater process brings short-term solution for biosolid disposal

Fayetteville Public Utilities has begun a new operation at the Wastewater Treatment Plant called a dewatering process to remove excess water in the biosolid waste for disposal at a landfill located in

FPU remembers Todd McAlister with benefit

The community showed an outpouring of support and generosity toward the Raymond Todd McAlister family as hundreds converged on the Lincoln County Fairgrounds for the benefit organized by the employees

FPU announces lowest February gas rate since 2005

Fayetteville Public Utilities announced this week that they are lowering residential gas rates by two cents per hundred cubic feet (ccf) effective on the February bills.

Electric rate structure changes near

In last week's edition, Fayetteville Public Utilities announced the April 1 changes to electric rates imposed by the Tennessee Valley Authority.

Changes on the way with new TVA rate structure

After more than two years of planning, Tennessee Valley Authority and the distributors of TVA power are preparing to implement new rate structures that will provide better price signals to consumers a

Moving forward on sewer issues

Fayetteville Public Utilities' main responsibility is the lawful operation of utility service for the citizens of Fayetteville and Lincoln County.

Be Prepared for Winter Outages

Fayetteville Public Utilities works hard to keep the power on for its customers, but severe weather can sometimes cause outages. 

Help your neighbors with Project Help

What can you do with $1 a month?  You can help warm the homes of your elderly and disabled neighbors this winter.

Grind a pine, save landfill space

 

The employees of Fayetteville Public Utilities will be recycling your live Christmas trees into useable mulch in the Grind a Pine recycling event.

75 years of lighting the way, improving rural lives

First light in BlancheSome of you were around back in the 1930s and 1940s and can remember when you

Enjoy an everGREEN holiday season

Holidays are a festive time of year with gifts, fun decorations, family visits and lots of laughter. But they can also ring in extra energy use for heating, decorative lights and more.

First Student Utility Board meets

Fayetteville Public Utilities hosted its first Student Utility Board mee

Local youth visit DC on 2010 Youth Tour

US capitolMore than 130 students from across Tennessee experienced our nation's capital as part of the

Water, sewer rates increase July 1

Fayetteville Public Utilities water and sewer customers will see increases of six-percent in water rates and 11-percent in sewer rates on July 1 as recommended by the Municipal Technical Advisory Serv

FPU cable, net rates to increase

Citing a combination of increasing costs of cable programming and increa

March is Cross Connection Awareness Month

What do you think the chances are that you have a connection to Fayetteville Public Utilities' distribution water system that could threaten public safety?

Gray and Jeans to attend Youth Leadership Summit 2010

Two Lincoln County High School students, Hannah Gray and Matthew Jeans, have been selected to attend the 2010 Youth Leadership Summit in Nashville, TN, March 15 - 17.  The Youth Leadership Summit is

FPU welcomes Chamber's Student Advisory Board for tour

SAB photoSeventeen high school juniors and seniors toured Fayetteville Public Utilities in December as part of

FPU featured in APPA Magazine

Fayetteville Public Utilities again receives national attention as it was featured in the November/December 2009 issue of Public Power.

Donate food items to FPU's Harvest of Hope Food Drive

Now through December 18, you can donate canned and non-perishable food items in the Harvest of Hope Food Drive sponsored by Fayetteville Public Utilities.

FPU works to remedy its Ch. 5 reception

Since the digital TV conversion began earlier this year, Fayetteville Public Utilities and its cable customers have experienced technical problems with the reception of Nashville's Channel 5.

FPU receives national industry recognition

Fayetteville Public Utilities was recently featured in the Fall 2009 issue of Energy Today, a utility magazine that is circulated in North America energy markets.

Water rates up 14%; sewer rates up 20% by Nov. 1

In the September 23rd board meeting, Fayetteville Public Utilities approved rate increases for its water and sewer services.
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