Cartersville-Bartow County
Economic Development

P.O. Box 2224
Cartersville, GA 30120
Phone: 770.607.1199

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Industrial Utilities

From the basics like water and electricity to the cutting-edge technology like telecom and fiber optics, Cartersville and Bartow County not only meet but exceed industrial, commercial and residential needs for utilities and infrastructure. Through careful planning and attention to area business needs, local governments and utility providers have anticipated demand and growth for the foreseeable future. Here, reliable service and competitive rates will help keep your business profitable.

Bartow County's overall utility rates are consistently below the metro Atlanta and National Levels (Updated 2013; 2011 Utility Index, US Bureau of Labor Statistics:  Electricity per kWh & Utility (Piped) Gas per Therm) - 22% Lower than Atlanta Metro Area Average and 5% Lower than the National Average.
 

ELECTRICity

  • Cartersville Electric System, a member of MEAG Power and Electric Cities of Georgia, has served customers in and around Cartersville since 1904.
  • Georgia Power Company, a division of A Southern Company, serves the needs of customers across much of Bartow County.
  • Large commercial and industrial customers with a connected load of 900kW or more may have a choice of electric providers including at least City of Cartersville Electric and  Georgia Power Company.

NATURAL GAS

Quality, uninterruptible and efficient natural gas in Bartow County is provided by:

WATER & WASTEWATER TREATMENT

CITY OF CARTERSVILLE

WATER SYSTEM

  • Water Treatment Max Permitted Capacity (MPC 2013) – 26.4 MGD
  • Water Treatment Average Daily Demand (ADD 2013) – 10.7 MG
  • Water Treatment Peak Day Demand (PDD 2013) – 12.7 MG
  • Available Capacity (MPC 2013 - PDD 2013) - 13.7 MGD
  • Ground Storage Capacity - 18 MG (4 tanks) with an additional 3.25 MG at the Water Treatment Plant

WASTEWATER TREATMENT

  • Treatment Plant Max Permitted Capacity (MPC 2013) – 15 MGD
  • Treatment Plant Average Daily Flow (ADF 2013) – 7.4 MGD
  • Available Capacity (Permitted Capacity - ADF 2013) - 7.6 MGD

BARTOW COUNTY

WATER SYSTEM

  • Current Volume – 5.75 MGD
  • Current Capacity – 7.5 MGD

WASTEWATER TREATMENT

  • Current Capacity – 2.9 MGD
  • Current Excess – 2.0 MGD

TELECOMMUNICATIONS

Cartersville FiberCom, a state-of-the-art Fiber Optic IP Network, provides full voice and data transmission capabilities.
AT&T and Comcast also provide telecommunications and data services in Bartow County.

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Recent News

Read about the latest news and announcements.

Feb 21, 2017 | 2016 Annual Report.
Cartersville, GA, February 21, 2017– The Bartow-Cartersville Joint Development Authority shared their annual report of economic progress during 2016, and…

Feb 01, 2017 | Bartow County recognized in Southern Business & Development Magazine.
http://sb-d.com/images/magazine/72_Fall_2016_BEST_section.pdf  

Jan 26, 2017 | Hühoco Group to build a new facility in Cartersville-Bartow County.
Cartersville, GA, - The Cartersville-Bartow County Department of Economic Development today announced that Hühoco Group, a global player in refining…

Jan 03, 2017 | Meet Lori Dowdy.
The Bartow-Cartersville Joint Development Authority is pleased to announce that Ms. Lori Dowdy has been named Operations Manager of the…

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770.607.1199

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Melinda Lemmon, 770.607.1197
Chris Thomas, 770.607.1198
Lori Dowdy, 770.607.1199