Dalton Utilities Receives Top State Honors

At the April 2011 Georgia Association of Water Professionals (GAWP) conference, Dalton Utilities’ Loopers Wastewater Treatment Plant was named the 2011 Wastewater Treatment Plant of the Year. Additionally, Dalton Utilities’ Mill Creek Water Treatment Plant won the GAWP 2011 Drinking Water Taste Test Award for District One.

Utility Rates Driven by Outside Influences

The cost of utility service is driven by issues outside and beyond the control of your local utility. When the economic downturn began in 2007, many companies began decreasing operating budgets and manpower to offset revenue loss. When this occurred, Dalton Utilities, while experiencing the same loss in revenues, already had a very lean budget and staff to operate its SIX business sectors.