Darren Gore is a licensed professional engineer in TN; receiving his undergraduate and graduate degrees from Georgia Tech. In 2005, Darren came to work for the City of Murfreesboro and has been the Director of the Murfreesboro Water Resources Department since 2012 and was promoted to Asst. City Manager in 2018. Darren is committed to improving delivery of municipal services to the public through increased effectiveness and efficiency, focusing primarily on sustainability and affordability.
Organization Type: Municipal Utility.
Water Supply: J. Percy Priest Reservoir.
Population Served: 157,000.
Water Users: Consolidated Utility District of Rutherford County, Town of Smyrna, City of LaVergne, City of Murfreesboro.
Total Storage Volume: 5,084 ac-ft water supply contracted storage; 34,016 ac-ft (winter conservation) / 349,984 ac-ft (winter flood storage); 124,006 ac-ft (summer conservation) / 259,984 ac-ft (summer flood storage); 267,987 ac-ft inactive pool.
Key Issues/Challenges: Water supply storage restricted to winter conservation pool.