Oneonta Utilities Board

Natural Gas

General Natural Gas info

We offer natural gas services for Oneonta city, much of Blount county, and select areas in Jefferson and St. Clair counties.

Natural gas is a clean and efficient fuel that helps heat your home, warm your shower, cook your food, dry your clothes, fire up your grill and even fuel your car. It is a domestic and abundant source of fuel and is safe when used with proper care.

Properties of Natural Gas

Rising Natural Gas Prices
You've probably noticed that natural gas prices are much higher than they have been in previous years. 
Click HERE to read the reasons why, and learn what you can do to help us get prices back to normal.
In the meantime, here are some things you can do to conserve energy while prices for everything are high.
  • Turn down the thermostat when you're not home or sleeping
  • Close off rooms when not in use
  • Keep your air filters for your HVAC changed regularly
  • Make sure your appliances are working properly and maintained
  • Turn the temperature of your water heater down
  • Take shorter showers
  • Wash clothes in cold water when possible
  • Seal any cracks around windows and doors
  • Turn off the lights in rooms you're not in
  • Change your lightbulbs to more efficient LED bulbs
It is crucial to understand basic safety measures when using natural gas.
Click HERE to read about natural gas safety.

Click HERE to learn about Excess Flow Valves and your rights.

Click HERE for our current natural gas rates and fees.

Click HERE to see weather data from previous months.

Click HERE to learn how to properly maintain the area around your gas meter.

We offer a range of natural gas rebates for our customers to take advantage of. Please see the link below for details.

Natural Gas Rebates