Tag Archives: SUMMER14

Rate changes effective July 1

Base charges for water, sewer and gas services will increase effective July 1, 2014. There will be a two percent across the board rate increase for water, and the average residential monthly water bill will increase $.50. The sewer rate will increase 3.1 percent across the board. The average residential monthly sewer bill will increase More >>>

Earth Day 2014

Vince Barrios, from the Alabama Forestry Commission, instructs fourth graders from Barkley Bridge Elementary School on outdoor fire safety during an Earth Day presentation. Earth Day activities were sponsored by the Morgan County Soil and Water Conservation District on April 23rd and April 24th.

Please Don’t Block Transformers and Meters

During the summer months, vegetation around transformers and meters can quickly become overgrown. When this happens, HU crews might have difficulty reading meters – or worse, be unable to safely get to a transformer during a power failure. HU crews must have access to transformers and meters, Customer Service Manager Terri Harris says. “If your More >>>

Customer Service Rep Beverly Peterson Retiring

A familiar face at the customer service window for many HU customers has announced her retirement. HU Customer Service Representative Beverly Peterson’s last day at Hartselle Utilities will be August 22. Peterson has been with HU for 14 years. She began as a cashier, and then moved into her current position. “While I have enjoyed More >>>

Wastewater Treatment Plant To Reuse Water, Save 800,000 Gallons Per Month

Hartselle Utilities’ Wastewater Treatment Plant has begun a new project to reuse treated water in the plant’s operations. Wastewater from throughout Hartselle is treated at the plant to meet federal and state standards. The treated wastewater is then released into Shoal Creek, which is part of the Flint River watershed. The Wastewater Treatment Plant is More >>>

SNAP Nearing Completion: Five Sections Finished, One To Go

The final phase of a county-wide effort to provide a playground for special needs children in Morgan County is scheduled for early 2015. Fundraising efforts are well under way for a second playground area in the John Mark Stallings Special Needs Accessible Playground of Morgan County (SNAP). The second playground area will feature an integrated More >>>