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Electricity:
Served from the Tennessee Valley Authority’s transmission system; distributed by        Tri-State EMC and Blue Ridge Mountain EMC.
Member of Georgia EMC.
Power costs among the lowest in the Southeast.

Water:
Plant capacity:  1,000,000 gal/day.
Consumption:  300,000 gal/day.
Ground storage capacity: 625,000 gal.
Pumping capacity: 613 cu ft/sec average, 165 cu ft/sec minimum.
Source:  Toccoa River.

Sewage:
Plant capacity:  1,000,000/day.
Plant load:  300,000 gal/day average.
Secondary treatment plant.

Telecommunications:
Provided by TDS Telecom and BellSouth Communications.