Typically, most of the water a household uses enters the sewer system as waste. However, in the summertime, many residents use water outdoors – to irrigate lawns and wash cars, for example – and this water never enters the sewer system. For this reason, HU sets a cap for the summer sewer rates, at 120 More >>>
Base charges for water, sewer and gas services will increase effective July 1, 2013. The average residential customer will see a monthly increase of $.76 for water services; $2.82 for sewer services; and $1.88 for natural gas services.
HU Gas System Operator Tony Vest will retire July 1. Vest started with HU as an installer in the water department in 1987, and later became a gas installer and a crew foreman before taking over the gas department. HU’s Gas System has grown tremendously during Vest’s 17 years as Gas System Operator. In the More >>>
Fifty percent of Hartselle’s storm-related outages are caused by trees and limbs falling across the lines, says Electric Superintendent Jonathan Hampton. “And over eighty percent of our non-weather related outages are caused by squirrels,” he adds. To minimize damages from both, Hartselle Utilities has a system-wide plan to monitor and trim trees and remove brush More >>>
An ambitious concept that began with a group of civic-minded community leaders in 2006 is nearing completion. The ribbon-cutting ceremony for the entryway to the John Mark Stallings Special Needs Accessible Playground of Morgan County (SNAP) was held in May, leaving one final section to be completed, hopefully, in 2014. The boundless playground, designed specifically More >>>