These services are only those available within Nashville city limits. Surrounding communities may have different providers and guidelines.
- Nashville Electric Services (NES)
- (615) 736-6900
- All electric services in NEW. Their website includes information on reporting a power outage, downed power line, or malfunctioning street light. You can also pay your bill on their website, but there is a service charge. You can call to start service upon moving in to a new place; starting service requires a new account service charge and a deposit .
- Metro Water Services
- (615) 862-4600
- Water services are handled by a city department. All water-related issues, including sewer and water usage fees, are billed from the single department. You can call to initiate water services. There is a fee to start service but no deposit required .
- Nashville Gas
- Nashville Public Works
- (615) 880-1000
- Waste collection is performed by Nashville Public Works. There is no additional fee for most of these public works as they are paid for by tax dollars.
Trash and Recycling
- Nashville uses the Curby system of trash and recycling pickup. If your place of residence does not have a Dumpster, you should have been provided with special cans for curbside trash and recycling. If you need to request a Curby cart, call the Public Works department. Because of the use of the Curby system, all trash must be inside the cans; loose trash bags or other items will not be picked up. Trash is picked up once a week and recycling once a month; you can look up pickup days for your residence online . The Curby recycling system takes all kinds of paper and plastic, however, styrofoam, plastic bags, and glass are not allowed. Additional recycling facilities are available around the city .
- Nashville has a quarterly brush pickup system for tree branches and bagged leaves. The pickup schedule is available online . These items can also be taken to the Bordeaux Mulch Facility for a fee.
- Dish Network
High-speed internet is available through a number of companies.
- Comcast is the only cable internet provider in the area. This can be bundled with their television and voice services for a reduced rate.
- BellSouth AT&T
- DSL is available at multiple speed and price packages from BellSouth AT&T, who also offer bundled services with cell phone and residential phone lines.
- The newest internet provider in the area is Clearwire. They offer the option of a mobile PC card, allowing you to access the internet from anywhere, even if there is no WiFi hotspot nearby.
- BellSouth AT&T
- Traditional land line phone service for local and long-distance calls is available through BellSouth AT&T.
- Comcast offers VOIP, including long-distance.
- Vonage offers VOIP, including long-distance.
- Third-Party Long Distance Companies
- A great way way to save on long-distance calling (for those not totally reliant on their cell phones) is through third-party companies, such as CogniState, Unitel, or Pioneer.
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