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Natural Gas for a Healthier, Eco-Friendly Community

As one of the largest municipal natural gas distribution systems in Georgia, Dalton Utilities is committed to providing our customers with excellent and reliable service. Since 1952, we have expanded our natural gas operations to meet the needs of residents and businesses in Dalton, GA, Whitfield County, and in portions of Floyd and Gordon counties.

If you’re interested in setting up an account with Dalton Utilities, would like to schedule natural gas service, or have questions, please get in touch with us at 706-278-1313.

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Natural Gas Service in Dalton, GA ❘ Dalton Utilities
For over 70 years, Dalton Utilities has expanded its natural gas operations to meet the ever-growing needs of our community. Today, Dalton Utilities is proud to supply natural gas to 87% of the market that we serve.

Our natural gas distribution system is connected to two interstate natural gas pipelines ‒ Southern Natural Gas and East Tennessee Natural Gas ‒ and also includes distribution mains spanning 350 miles and serving 9,300 customers.

Natural Gas Information

Current Monthly Natural Gas Rate: $10.35 per MmBtu*

*Natural gas rate per MmBtu is gas index for November 2022 as published in the Inside F.E.R.C.’s Gas Market Report plus all applicable pipeline transmission, local distribution, and metering/billing costs.

Industrial Gas Services

Our industrial gas customers are divided into two categories: Tariff Service and Transportation Gas.

Tariff Service customers buy their gas directly from Dalton Utilities. Our rate for tariff service customers is calculated using a “floating index” which reflects the monthly index price for natural gas. A nominal charge is added to this rate to cover transmission and distribution costs incurred by the Utility.

Transportation Gas customers purchase their natural gas from the wellhead or from gas marketers. Dalton Utilities charges these customers a transportation fee only. Transportation Gas service is available to any regular industrial gas customer whose daily requirements are in excess of 200 Mcf per day. In order to take advantage of this service, the customer must maintain a fully operational alternate fuel system capable of supplying 100% of their fuel requirements.

New Gas Safety Device Available: Excess Flow Valve

You can now have a safety device, an Excess Flow Valve, installed in your natural gas service line(s). An Excess Flow Valve goes on the supply end of your gas service line and will automatically shut down most or all flow of gas if your service line breaks.

You may request an Excess Flow Valve be installed in your service line. Upon request, Dalton Utilities will inspect your service line and, if an Excess Flow Valve can be installed, inform you of any cost you will incur before making a final decision. If you decide to move forward, we will schedule your service for installation. After installation is complete, Dalton Utilities will be responsible for all costs associated with maintaining and/or replacing an Excess Flow Valve. Please keep in mind that some service lines cannot have the device installed due to the level of gas flow, low pressure, or other factors. We will inform you if this is the case for your service line.

If you are interested in having an Excess Flow Valve installed in your gas service line or have any questions, please contact us today.

For more information about our natural gas services, contact Dalton Utilities at 706-278-1313 today!