We connect the River City!
For more than 80 years, Decatur Utilities (DU) has provided reliable utility service to the greater Decatur, Alabama area. Today, DU provides electricity, natural gas, water and wastewater services to more than 30,000 customers.
DU is dedicated to delivering quality services at some of the lowest rates in the Tennessee Valley. In fact, our combined utility bill for all four services is the lowest in the State of Alabama among all municipalities.
Our employees are also active in volunteer service projects and love to "give back" to our community through efforts like the annual Dragon Boat Race, United Way, Breast Cancer Awareness Month and other great causes throughout the year.
Click here for the latest information on DU's COVID-19 safety precautions and non-contact options for payments and customer service!
No fees on credit card payments!
Use this safe, no-contact payment method at no additional cost!
The DU lobby is closed to in-person payments until further notice. Drive-thru is open.
To provide safe, reliable utility services at the lowest possible rate and meet the needs of our customers and employees.
To be the supplier of choice for customers across all rate classes.
Call DU at 256-552-1400 before you call a plumber! More info.
Garbage questions: 256-341-4740
Recycling questions: 256-341-4770
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Register your generator here.