The Hartselle Utilities water distribution system consists of approximate lengths of the following listed types of water main material: 43 miles of class 200 polyvinyl chloride (PVC); 41 miles of class 160 PVC; 30 miles of C900 PVC; 31 miles of cast iron; 29 miles of ductile iron; two miles of galvanized iron; seven miles of high density polyethylene (HDPE). The tapping saddles for water service lines consist of ductile iron and brass with rubber gaskets. The service lines from the main to the meter consist of approximate lengths of the following listed types of water service material: 39 miles of polyethylene tubing; nine miles of type k copper tubing. Service line valves and fittings are brass with compression type mechanical connections. The number of each brand of water meter and the approximate date range in which they were installed in the HU water system are as follows: 182 Neptune brand installed from 1991 to 1997; 531 Hersey brand installed from 2000 to 2014; 6,053 Badger brand installed from 1992 to 2016.
Hartselle Utilities purchases only lead free products for installation in the water distribution system to ensure a future of lead free drinking water for our customer. For additional information, please contact Hartselle Utilities at (256) 773-3340.