About Us

H.B. & T.S. (Hillsboro, Burwood & Thompson’s Station) Utility District is a non-profit public utility chartered specifically to serve and meet the needs of its customers for safe drinking water. Created in 1968, H.B.&T.S. is run by a board of commissioners.

HB&TS Utility District Building
HB&TS Utility District Building

H.B. & T.S. Staff

General Manager: Cody Lovett

Planning & Infrastructure Manager: Troy Watkins

Operations Manager: Tim Byram

Operations Administrative Assistant: Linsey Kincaid

Office Manager: Courtney Winters

Customer Service Representatives: Ellen Neal, Callie Yates, Rebecca Fewell

Accounting/HR: Kelsey Whitman

Field Manager: Matthew Armstrong

Safety Director: Jonathan Johnson

Leak Detection Specialist: Bailey Davenport

Geospatial Manager: Cliff Hoeffner

Water System Operators: Dale Oechsel, Jesse Jones, Cale Reed, Mike Edwards, Dakota King, Taylor King, Erick Hargrove, Joseph Baxter

Backflow Department: Chris Johnson, Connor Pratt

Our Utility is governed by a Board of Commissioners, with a General Manager in place to run day to day operations and to serve as an adviser to the Board.

President: Charles Bond

Vice President: Roy Fox

Secretary: Eddie Sanders

Board Meeting: Held the 4th Wednesday of each month at our office at 9 A.M.

Board Member Selection Process: The Commissioners of H.B. & T.S. Utility District serve four year terms. Vacancies on the Board of Commissioners are filled by appointment by the Williamson County Mayor from a list of three nominees certified by the Board of Commissioners to the Williamson County Mayor to fill a vacancy. Decisions by the Board of Commissioners on customer complaints brought before the Board of Commissioners under the District’s customer complaint policy may be reviewed by the Utility Management Review Board of the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation pursuant to Section 7-82-702(7) of Tennessee Code Annotated.

The District is Regulated By:

Tennessee Department of Environment & Conservation – www.state.tn.us/environment

The Environmental Protection Agency – www.epa.gov

Tennessee Utility Management Review Board

Tennessee Water & Wastewater Financial Board

Area Served in Williamson County, TN:

Leipers Fork


Thompson’s Station




Flat Creek



General Facts:

H.B. & T.S. Utility District currently serves more than 12,000+ customers with safe drinking water in Williamson County, TN.

  • An average of 2.5 Million Gallons of water pumped daily
  • Water comes from the Cumberland River, pumped up to 50 miles in some areas.
  • 400+ miles of water line.
  • 7.2 Million Gallons of clean water storage capacity.
  • Largest water main is 30″ DI., smallest is 2″ PVC.