Hamilton Herald Masthead


Front Page - Friday, July 3, 2020

Bell named to board of Hamilton County WWTA

County Mayor Jim Coppinger has tapped local builder Jay Bell to serve on the board of the Hamilton County Water Wastewater Treatment Authority. Bell replaces Mike Moon as the builder representative on the board.

Bell and his company have built more than 3,200 homes in 15 communities throughout Hamilton County, including Bell Development subdivisions in East Brainerd, Hixson, Lakesite, Ooltewah, Red Bank, Signal Mountain and Soddy Daisy.

Bell has also been an active member of the Homebuilders Association of Greater Chattanooga, serving as past president and a member of the board for more than 10 years. He also served as area vice president of the Homebuilders Association of Tennessee.

Bell is also a licensed real estate broker and licensed contractor.

The WWTA is responsible for the public sewer system throughout the unincorporated areas of Hamilton County and the surrounding municipalities of East Ridge, Lakesite, Lookout Mountain, Red Bank, Ridgeside, Signal Mountain and Soddy Daisy.

The WWTA regulates the expansion of sewers and ensures compliance with the provisions of the Clean Water act as well as other federal, state and local laws.

Created in 1993 by the Hamilton County Commission, the WWTA is composed of over 500 miles of collection lines, 60 pump stations, 900 grinder pumps and two wastewater treatment facilities, and provides services for more than 30,000 customers.

Source: Hamilton County Water & Wastewater Treatment Authority