Fairfield Glade is a privately developed resort and retirement community in the Cumberland Mountains of Tennessee.
Eleven lakes scattered throughout a picture wooded setting in the Cumberland Mountains presented a unique challenge for developers.
Spectacular lake-front sites set high in the Cumberland Mountains (the elevations range between 1665 feet and 2300 feet) promised to be a dream setting for upscale homeowners. Yet these same qualities presented a unique challenge for developers.
• Sub-surface sandstone
• Extensive lake frontage
• Wide range of elevations
Fairfield Glade sits on hard-to-blast sandstone. The waterfront properties and rolling elevations made gravity sewering largely impractical.
• Installing 31 miles of E/One Sewer
• Connecting 2" and 6" PVC pressure mains to existing gravity mains
E/One Sewers saved this community of 1,300 (and growing) over $1,000,000 to date. Average annual maintenance costs are less than $30 per home — 30% below projections.
Fairfield Glade Today
A Spectacular Resort & Retirement Community
• 1,300 homes built around 11 lakes
• Estimated population of 5,000
• Four golf courses
We saved $1,000,000 over the past 13 years...
"We run careful economic studies for each new sewer distribution project. Study factors include: first cost, tap cost, maintenance cost, and interest. Having the option to use low pressure sewers has saved the Fairfield Glade community in the neighborhood of $1,000,000 over the past 13 years."
— Thomas V. Swaford
Fairfield Glade, Inc.