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Southeast Gas Loop Construction

HU natural gas crews have completed the southeast loop to South Johnson Chapel Road, says Engineering Services Manager Glen Partlow. HU has applied for permits to complete the remainder of the project, and Partlow says he expects the state to issue the permits within the next few weeks. Crews have installed 18,501 feet of natural More >>>

Rate changes effective October 1

Electric rates will increase on October 1, 2014. HU’s residential customer charge will increase by $1.25 per month, and HU will pass through a rate increase in the electricity it buys from TVA. The overall monthly increase to the average HU residential customer, using 1,235 kWh per month, will be $3.16.

Pole Inspections Underway

Over time, decay and wood-destroying insects can cause utility poles to lose their strength. Every 8-10 years, HU and its contractors inspect every pole within the system, treating the poles that need to be treated to extend their life, and noting ones that need to be replaced. Based on the latest inspection from Osmose, Electric More >>>

Caring Day

Friday, Nov. 7, the City of Hartselle and Hartselle Beautification Association will sponsor Caring Day, Hartselle’s annual food drive to help local food pantries prepare to help families and individuals for Thanksgiving. On Nov. 7, residents can place donated canned goods five feet away from street-side recycle bins. The canned goods will be picked up More >>>

Robert Wright Retiring

Robert Wright, HU’s Sanitary Sewer System Superintendent, will retire December 31, after 30 years with Hartselle Utilities. Wright, who served in the Marine Corps after graduating from Morgan County High School, was hired by Hartselle Utilities in 1984 as a backhoe operator on the sewer field crew. He was promoted through the ranks to become More >>>

Winter Weather and High Energy Bills

The extreme cold weather last year left many Hartselle Utilities customers with record energy usage – and higher than normal utility bills. While predictions for this winter range from mild to extreme cold, it is always a good idea to take steps to keep energy usage and costs down. Here are a few tips: 1. More >>>

TVA and Hartselle Utilities Introduce eScore Program

eScore Rebate Schedule 07.25.2014 Hartselle Utilities and TVA are pleased to introduce eScore, a modernized, enhanced version of the existing In-home Energy Evaluation (IHEE) program. eScore will become effective December 1. “The new program,” says Hartselle Utilities Customer Service Manager Terri Harris, “is designed to provide a simple path to making your home as energy More >>>