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Somerville Natural Gas System               

Natural Gas Naturally BetterThe natural gas system is owned and operated by the Town of Somerville. Today, the department services approximately 6500 customers, across Fayette County, with approximately 300 miles of natural gas pipe lines. The Town of Somerville system prides itself on providing customers with the safe, reliable, and affordable natural gas. For over 60 years the Somerville Gas Department has been providing its customers with dependable gas service. We are a customer focused business that offers safe, efficient, and reliable Natural Gas. The City contracts with ANR Pipeline ( for its gas supply. We are regulated by the Tennessee Regulatory Commission ( and are members of the Tennessee Gas Association

After Hour Emergency

To report a Natural Gas Emergency please call the Somerville on call phone at (901)-387-9005 or 911 after normal business hours to receive help for a utility emergency. 

Before You Dig

Before starting any digging or excavating project, Tennessee law requires that a "locate request" be placed. Placing a locate is free and easy. Call Before You DigCall 811 or 1-800-351-1111 before you dig. During your call, you will be asked a series of questions designed to help pinpoint the location of your project. The Natural Gas Department will respond to your request and mark the approximate location any gas lines within three working days. (

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