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Posted on: October 3, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Gas & Water celebrates Public Natural Gas Week, Oct. 2-8


CLARKSVILLE, Tenn.  – Clarksville Gas & Water joins natural gas systems across the nation to celebrate national Public Natural Gas Week, Oct. 2-8. This annual event is celebrated across the nation to build public awareness about the value of having a community-owned natural gas utility. 

On Oct. 7, citizens are invited to the Gas & Water main location, 2215 Madison St., for “Gas & Gray Smoke”, a natural gas lunch and learn drive-up event! FREE natural gas awareness literature, giveaways, a full color 2023 natural gas calendar and a BBQ lunch by Gray Smoke Barbecue will be available beginning at 10 a.m. The event is first come first served while supplies last!

Free literature, giveaways and calendars will also be available at Gas & Water customer service centers located at 2215 Madison St. and 111 Cunningham Ln.

Clarksville Gas delivered 4.62 billion cubic feet of natural gas to over 28,000 customers in fiscal year 2022 and is among approximately 1,000 public natural gas systems serving more than 6 million customers in the nation. These public natural gas utilities are not-for-profit retail distribution entities that are owned by and accountable to the citizens they serve. 

Your public natural gas utility is good for the community for many reasons including: 

Local Control: Having a public natural gas system gives a community local control over how gas is provided to homes and businesses. Decisions are made through citizen participation instead of being made in a distant city by people who do not understand local issues and who are primarily focused on profits instead of service. 

Competitive Costs: In order to offer fair and competitive rates, public natural gas systems operate as a not-for-profit entity. Public natural gas systems do not face pressure to pay dividends to stockholders.

Economic Benefits: As a public natural gas system, we play a valuable role in helping communities broaden its tax base, and in turn improve the local economy and increase jobs. Public natural gas systems ensure that local dollars stay at home. 

Customer Service: As a not-for-profit entity, we focus on service, rather than profits. Public natural gas systems are an integral part of a community. We maintain a close relationship with our customers, and as a result, we are successful in meeting our customers’ needs.

“I’m very proud of our Gas Department employees who are committed to safely delivering reliable natural gas service to our community throughout the year,” said Mark Riggins, Gas & Water, General Manager. “I’m even prouder and especially appreciative of the opportunity to be a part of an organization who provides clean, efficient natural gas service to citizens and their families.”

Thank you for supporting Clarksville Gas.  Our mission is to continue to bring safe, reliable natural gas into your homes and businesses.  We also hope you join us in supporting natural gas as a premier energy source for our country.  As the cleanest burning fossil fuel, natural gas can help us achieve energy security and build a more competitive economy.

More information about the benefits of natural gas may be viewed on the Gas & Water website at or please contact Clarksville Gas at (931) 645-7422.

Clarksville Gas & Water is a municipal utility providing natural gas, water and wastewaters services to over 76,000 customers in Clarksville-Montgomery County, Tennessee and five neighboring counties in Tennessee and Kentucky.

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Public Natural Gas Week is an annual, nationwide observance dedicated to building awareness of the value of having a community-owned natural gas utility and the environmental and cost benefits of using clean, reliable and affordable natural gas.

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