The City of Calhoun water construction department will be working along New Town Rd at the interstate to the 4-way stop at New Town Loop on Thursday, July 30th. The affected areas will also include Landon Ct, Mitchell St and Anthony Dr. Water service will be temporarily interrupted in this area beginning at 9:00 AM and lasting two to three hours.
Normal water service will be restored to this area as soon as crews complete the necessary work.
We are sorry for the inconvenience this may cause and we appreciate your patience during this time. If you have any questions, please call customer service at (706) 629-2758.
The City of Calhoun Utilities Rate Resolution for 2015 has been approved and is effective starting July 1, 2015. The new rate resolution can be found here and at the Customer Service page.
The budget presentation from the June 8th City Council meeting can be found here:
Budget Presentation for Fiscal Year 2016
To our Calhoun Utility Customers,
The Utility has recently become the target of a fraudulent phone “scam”. The scam is designed to threaten customers with “service disconnect” or “cut-off” of utilities unless immediate payment through the use of a pre-loaded debit card (found in local retail stores) is paid to a “pay power” phone payment process.
Please note that the Calhoun Utilities only accepts payment at our local billing and customer service office or on Calhoun Utilities On-line, secure, payment site on the City of Calhoun web-site using a customer identification number found on the customer’s bill.
Calhoun Utilities does notify consumers of late payment and disconnect possibility by phone and letter but never makes threatening statements nor solicits immediate on-line or phone payment.
For any questions, contact 706-602-5678 or go to:
700 West Line St.
Calhoun, Ga. 30701
Calhoun Utilities Customer Service
Reposted from Gordon County Government…
In conjunction with OSHA “Safety Stand Down Day”, Midland Communications hosted the Georgia Search and Rescue (GSAR) Taskforce 6 for a joint training session on communications tower emergencies and rescue procedures at Midland Communication’s site on School House Rd in Gordon County. GSAR Taskforce 6 had twenty members from five agencies including: Gordon County Fire Rescue, Calhoun Fire Department, Dalton Fire Department, Bartow County Fire Department, and Bremen Fire Department. After a brief classroom discussion of the hazards associated with climbing towers, equipment needed to perform tower rescues, and procedures to take in the event of a tower emergency, both Midland Communications and GSAR TF-6 moved to the tower to practice the skills, procedures, and with the equipment each agency would utilize in the event of an emergency. The day was concluded with personnel climbing the tower for familiarization and performing several rescue scenarios to test what they had learned during the day.
GSAR Taskforce 6 would like to extend their gratitude to Midland Communications and their staff for their willingness to share their knowledge and time with the taskforce members.
The 2014 Annual Water Quality Report is now available. You can find this report, reports for the previous year, and other information on the city’s Water Department page.