It is the mission of the DRUC to provide pure and plentiful water to all people within and around its service area at the lowest practical cost. The Commission maintains strict quality control over the water it produces and supplies to Manchester, Tullahoma, and the surrounding areas. The water produced at the DRUC water filtration facilities on Normandy Reservoir easily meets or exceeds all government standards including those of the State of Tennessee and United States Environmental Protection Agency.
The DRUC also takes an active interest in helping to ensure that ALL people have safe water to drink. The Commission helps local well owners and small utilities through free or low cost water testing services and free technical assistance on water treatment questions or problems. The DRUC staff is highly qualified in water treatment, environmental engineering, microbiology and fully certified in water treatment plant operations. The staff stands ready to do its best to help solve water quality problems. The Commission also actively participates in the American Water Works Association’s Small System Assistance and Water for People programs.
The Commission actively promotes water resources education and environmental awareness programs. The DRUC provides speakers to schools and civic groups and provides tours of its facilities on request. The DRUC also participates in water pollution prevention studies on Normandy Reservoir and other area waterways.