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Rates Increasing July 1

Rates for water and natural gas services will increase effective July 1, 2018. Water rates will increase by two percent, which will affect the average residential monthly water bill by approximately $0.52. Natural gas rates will increase by 2.165 percent. The average residential monthly natural gas bill during the heating season, when customers use the More >>>

Summer Energy Tips

Summer temps are here: Beat the heat of high utility bills with these tips. Keep it clean – after the sun goes down. Whenever possible, don’t run your dishwasher, washing machine or dryer during the heat of the day Filter it out. Make sure your air conditioner filter is clean. A dirty filter keeps air More >>>

Summer Sewer Cap Ends October 31

Typically, most of the water a household uses enters the sewer system as wastewater, and sewer charges are based on water usage. During the summer, many residents use water outdoors for gardening, filling pools and washing cars, and this water does not enter the sewer system. For this reason, HU sets a cap for the More >>>

Home Heating Fire Prevention Tips

Heating equipment caused an estimated 56,000 home fires and caused 470 deaths between 2009 and 2013 according to the National Fire Protection Association. Here are some tips from the Hartselle Fire Department.

Electric Department Welcomes New Employees

Austin Peinhardt joined HU as an Electric Lineman in September. He is a West Point High School graduate, and he and his wife, Julia, are residents of Hartselle. Austin joins us from Diversified Services, where he completed his apprentice lineman training. Anthony Smith joined our Electric Department in October as our newest Apprentice Lineman. Anthony More >>>

HU Recognizes Employees for Years of Service

HU recently held its annual Employee Milestone Service Recognition dinner to honor employees who achieved five-year employment anniversaries during 2017. Congratulations to these employees; we thank you for your hard work and dedication.