For more than 75 years, Decatur Utilities has provided reliable utility service to the greater Decatur, Alabama area. Today, DU provides electricity, natural gas, water and wastewater services to more than 30,000 customers. Our utility rates are based on the cost of the service provided. DU is dedicated to delivering quality services at some of the lowest rates in the Tennessee Valley.
Our employees are also active in volunteer service projects and love to "give back" to our community through efforts like the annual Dragon Boat Race, United Way, Breast Cancer Awareness Month and other great causes throughout the year.
We are here to serve you – our customer, community, neighbor and friend.
Response to recent inquiries concerning water quality:
As noted in the attached press release from ADEM, Decatur Utilities is NOT listed among the state’s water systems where tests have shown concentrations of PFOS or PFOA to be at or above the final health advisory level. Tests of Decatur Utilities finished drinking water confirm that PFOA and PFOS are not present.
The tests were performed at the direction of the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) and in compliance with the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule 3. In all tests there was no detectable, or zero, levels of Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) or Perfluorooctyl Sulfonate (PFOS) present.
Download the 2016 Water Quality Report from DU's Water Resources Group
DU Water System Service Area Map
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