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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.

No fees on credit card payments!

Use this safe, no-contact payment method at no additional cost!


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.

Garbage questions:
256-341-4740 or here
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Recycling questions:
256-341-4770 or here

Slow Drains?

Call DU at 256-552-1400 before you call a plumber!  More info.

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Notify DU

Report street repair issues here or call 256-552-1446


Efficiency Tips

Save $$$ & Stay Comfortable!

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