wcud-logo-bkgdWebb Creek Utility District is a non-profit public utility chartered in 1979 specifically to serve and meet the needs of its customers for safe drinking water and wastewater treatment. Webb Creek Utility District is run by a board of commissioners. A District Manager is in place to run day to day operations and to serve as an advisor to the board.


3625 Linsdey Mill Rd
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
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Monday – Friday
7:30am – 3:30pm

Phone: (865) 430-3640 or (865) 436-7896
Fax: (865) 436-7896

Management – Board of Commissioners

Robert Vick – President
John Steven McCarter, Vice President
Bill Larkin, Secretary


District Staff

Johnny Ogle, District Manager

Karen Huffaker, Office Manager: email address: wcud@wcud.org

Maintenance email address: wcreek3@wcud.org
Wayne Ball, Maintenance
Alvin Ford, Maintenance
Eric Jacobson, Maintenance
Edward Burke, Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator : wwtp@wcud.org


Board Meeting: Held the 1st Friday of each month at 10am at the district office.  3625 Lindsey Mill Road, Gatlinburg, TN.  If anyone needs special assistance to attend a Board of Commissioners meeting you may contact the district office so we may make reasonable accommodations to assist you.

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 Financing Board

General Facts:

Webb Creek Utility District currently serves more than 1,500 customers with safe drinking water and wastewater treatment in Sevier County, TN.

  • 449 Water Customers
  • 404 Sewer Customers
  • 494 Water and Sewer Customers
  • An average of 103,000 gallons of water pumped daily in 2015
  • Water is purchased from Newport Utilities Board and comes from the French Broad River
  • 26 miles of water line
  • 4.17 miles of sewer line
  • 368,000 gallons of clean water storage capacity
  • 200,000 gpd capacity wastewater treatment plant

Area Served by WCUD:

  • Cobbly Nob
  • Cosby
  • Pittman Center