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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 2018) – 27.0 MGD
  • Water Treatment Average Daily Demand (ADD 2018) – 11.89 MGD
  • Water Treatment Peak Day Demand (PDD 2018) – 15.77 MGD
  • Available Capacity (MPC 2018) - 11.23 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 2018) – 15.1 MGD
  • Treatment Plant Average Daily Flow (ADF 2018) – 7.45 MGD
  • Available Capacity (Permitted Capacity - ADF 2018) - 7.65 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

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Oct 28, 2020 | Anheuser Busch Cartersville Brewery Announces Expansion.
              ANHEUSER-BUSCH CARTERSVILLE BREWERY ANNOUNCES EXPANSION The $150 million investment is part of company’s…

Oct 01, 2020 | Agile Cold Storage to Locate in North Georgia; New Cartersville, Gainesville Facilities to Support Georgia Poultry Industry.
  For Immediate Release Thursday, October 1, 2020 Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian Kemp today announced that Agile Cold Storage…

Oct 01, 2020 | ​​​​​​​Cartersville FiberCom expands to serve Businesses in Highland 75 and Cass-White area.
CARTERSVILLE – October 1, 2020 – City Manager Dan Porta announced that the City of Cartersville’s FiberCom division’s expansion into…

Sep 02, 2020 | Georgia Named ‘Top State for Doing Business’ for 7th Consecutive Year.
Atlanta, GA – Prior to a tour of the new Amazon fulfillment center in Gwinnett County on September 1st, Governor…

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Melinda Lemmon, 404.218.2180
Chris Thomas, 678.956.3220
Lori Dowdy, 678.899.2484