Welcome To Mountain Water District

Mountain Water District

Mountain Water District was created by the merger of Pond Creek Water District, Marrowbone Water District and Shelby Valley Water District on July 1, 1986.

The Mountain Water District serves all of the unincorporated area of Pike County.

The District is a quasi governmental agency that is administrated by a five (5) member board of commissioners. Commissioners are appointed by the Pike County Judge Executive with approval of the Pike County Fiscal Court. Commissioners serve for a term of four (4) years. Terms are staggered to provide continuity on the Board.

The Commissioners and their terms are:

Michael Blackburn
Chairman Term Expires:  7/31/2022
Eddie Hurley Vice Chairman Term Expires:  7/31/2022
Johnny Tackett Secretary Term Expires:  7/31/2019
Kelsey Friend Treasurer Term Expires:  7/31/2021
Kevin Varney Commissioner Term Expires:  7/31/2021

The Board of Commissioners meets at the Mountain Water District office at 6332 Zebulon Highway at 10:00 AM on the last Wednesday of each month.

Mountain Water District provides water service to more than seventeen thousand (17,000) homes and businesses in Pike County and sewer service to more than twenty-three hundred (2,300) homes and businesses.


Mountain Water District is comprised of eight hundred and seventy (870) miles of water main, 995,400 ft. of service line, 16,590 meter installations, 27 master meters, 42 pressure regulator stations, 135 water storage tanks ranging in capacity from five thousand (5,000) gallons to one million (1,000,000) gallons with total storage capacity of 8,432,000 gallons, 135 booster pumping stations with a total pumping capacity of 12,917 gallons/minute ranging in size from 10 gallons/minute to 500 gallons/minute, and one (1) three million (3,000,000) gallon per day water treatment plant located on Harless Creek at Marrowbone. In addition, the district purchases water from the City of Pikeville and the City of Williamson.

The District distributes eighty to ninety million (80-90,000,000) gallons of water per month and twenty-nine billion, two hundred million (29,200,000,000) gallons annually!