Tag Archives: GRU Gainesville

GRU Rates Rise Despite Cost Cuts

By on October 1st, 2014 | Last updated: October 2, 2014 at 9:22 am

Gainesville residents and businesses can expect increased energy costs starting Wednesday. The increase comes despite Gainesville Regional Utility lowering its base rates and cutting fixed costs.

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GRU To Pay $7,750 For Spilling Nearly One Million Gallons of Sewage

By on November 14th, 2013 | Last updated: November 14, 2013 at 4:45 pm

Gainesville Regional Utilities is facing lower fines for two sewage spills over the summer. Compared to a 140,000-gallon spill in 2005 that resulted in a $10,000 fine, GRU is being fined $7,750 for one sewage spill of nearly 1 million gallons and another of 58,000 gallons.

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Kathy Viehe Named New GRU Interim General Manager

By and on October 31st, 2013 | Last updated: November 1, 2013 at 9:14 pm

The Gainesville City Commission voted in new interim general manager Kathy Viehe after Hunzinger retired on Nov. 15.

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GREC, Gainesville Can’t Reach Biomass Plant Purchase Agreement

By on October 31st, 2013 | Last updated: October 31, 2013 at 4:51 pm

A biomass plant is causing more issues between GREC and the city commission as the commission negotiates to buy the plant.

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Neighbors: Gainesville Biomass Plant Is Still Too Noisy

By and on October 9th, 2013 | Last updated: October 11, 2013 at 10:41 am

Residents in Turkey Creek said the new biomass plant is too loud and are trying to get local officials involved.

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Gainesville Regional Utilities customers may have been scammed

By on April 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: April 4, 2013 at 9:18 am

Gainesville Regional Utilities customers have received phone calls from scammers who may have claimed to be GRU representatives demanding payment and threatening to suspend service.

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