Category Archives: Announcements

Eastside Sewer Project

Update: Work has started on Buena Vista. Work continues on Meadow Lane and Garden Hills.

The area effected is around Barrett Road and Jones Avenue. This will impact traffic in the area.

The work will consist of replacing approximately 13,000 feet of sewer main and sewer service laterals up to the right of way or property line to each residence.

This is a large project and updates will be posted as construction progresses.

PDFOverall Map of Eastside Sewer

The City of Calhoun’s Educational Solar Array is online and producing electricity.

The City of Calhoun’s Educational Solar Array is online and producing electricity. You can monitor the results here:

https://eecs.enphaseenergy.com/pv/public_systems/rY8J2225114/overview

A partnership between Calhoun Utilities, Calhoun City Schools and the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority (GEFA) installed a Solar Array at the Calhoun’s Utilities offices – 700 West Line Street. On sunny days the 48 kW Array produces enough energy to power about 6 typical homes.

Calhoun Electric Department Receives National Commendation for Electric Restoration Efforts in Abbeville, LA in Response to Hurricane Delta

The Calhoun Electric Department has received a national commendation from the American Public Power Association for its support in electric power restoration efforts in Abbeville, LA.

In October, Calhoun Electric Department sent crews to assist Abbeville, which suffered widespread outages as a result of Hurricane Delta.

Calhoun Electric Department participates in the American Public Power Association’s Mutual Aid Network, which coordinates with utilities and authorities during widespread power outages.

For more information on Calhoun Electric and its commitment to mutual aid, visit https://www.cityofcalhoun-ga.com/utilities/electric-department/ or https://PublicPower.org/MutualAid.

Calhoun Recycling Center Reopening

We are excited to announce that the Calhoun Recycling Center will reopen on Monday, May 4th.  Proper precautions will be in place to ensure the public’s safety and the employee’s safety.  Social distancing and all CDC recommendations to slow the spread of COVID-19 will be required.  Thank you for your patience during this trying time.