Industrial Development

winston_countyWinston County, Alabama is a great place to do business.  It is located in the northwestern portion of Alabama covering 632 square miles.  Winston County consists of diverse terrain including forested vegetation, rolling hills, grasslands and lake frontage.
Winston County is linked to major cities in Alabama via Corridor X/Interstate 22 to the south, east to west via U.S. Highway 278, north to south via Alabama State Highways 195, 13 & 33 and also via the Norfolk Southern Railroad.

For more information, please visit: Winston County, Alabama Advantage


 

Haleyville Has the Answers to the Growth of Your Business

 

  • No Drought Imposed Water Restrictions to Consumers
  • Great Planning for Future Water Consumption
  • Current water Capacity of 4.6 million gallons per day
  • Present Peak Usage 2.6 million gallons per day

Haleyville purchases water from the Upper Bear Creek Water Authority, who only serves two other customers, Bear Creek and Phil Campbell. Haleyville may purchase 134 million gallons per month, current usage is approximately 50 million gallons per month. The sewer plant has a capacity of 800,000 gallons per day, the daily average usage is 400,000 gallons per day. Water is transmitted through two transmission lines, a 12 inch and a 16 inch ductile iron lines. Haleyville has five storage tanks, with a capacity of 2.2 million gallons, which equals approximately 1 1/2 days supply.

 
Haleyville Water & Sewer Board
The Haleyville Water Department was incorporated in 1947. In 1967 the City of Haleyville turned the Sewer Department over to the Haleyville Water Department and the Haleyville Water and Sewer Board was incorporated in 1967.

The Haleyville Water and Sewer Board operates under the laws of the State of Alabama. The Board members include Chairman Ken Sunseri, John Caldwell, James Caldwell, Johnny Thompson, and the City Representative is Jimmy Elliott. The Haleyville City Council appoints the Board members to a 6-year term. The Board conducts monthly business meetings, and additional meetings if required.

Haleyville purchases water from the Upper Bear Creek Water Authority, who only serves two other customers, Bear Creek and Phil Campbell. Haleyville may purchase 134 million gallons per month, current usage is approximately 50 million gallons per month. The sewer plant has a capacity of 800,000 gallons per day, the daily average usage is 400,000 gallons per day. Water is transmitted through two transmission lines, a 12 inch and a 16 inch ductile iron lines. Haleyville has five storage tanks, with a capacity of 2.2 million gallons, which equals approximately 1 1/2 days supply.

 
Haleyville Service Center Gas District
The Northwest Alabama Gas District is a Municipal Corporation owned by the cities of Haleyville, Hamilton, Hackleburg, Winfield, Guin, and Sulligent. The District serves over 15,000 customers in seven counties: Tuscaloosa, Fayette, Marion, Franklin, Lamar, Winston, and Lawrence. The annual through-put for the system is approximately 2.5 BCF (Billion Cubit Feet). Gas supply for the District is obtained from Southern Natural Gas-Interstate Pipeline, Southern Natural Intra-State, Energy pipelines, and some local production primarily in Lamar County.

 
Alabama Power Company
Alabama Power provides some of the lowest electricity prices in the country. Their prices are 13th lowest among 60 utilities nationwide. Their average retail price is about the same as it was 10 years ago, while nation electricity prices have risen more than 6 percent and the Consumer Price Index has risen 36 percent. Electricity is available to our customers at an average of 99.79 percent of the time.
Their environmental personnel constantly research new technologies designed to help ensure a safe, clean and healthy environment.
The Alabama Power Foundation contributes more than $7 million each year to charitable organizations in our state. Our hydro generation facilities create reservoirs that provide excellent recreational opportunities including boating, swimming, and fishing. For the third year in a row, Alabama Power was ranked number one in customer satisfaction in a survey of 16 peer utilities.
Alabama Power’s Economic Development department helps to build a better Alabama through economic-development partnerships that bring prosperity to our state. In 1998, our efforts helped bring more than $770 million in economic development to the state. They worked with 20 companies that chose Alabama as the place they would locate or expand their business. These partnerships will help create more than 3,000 jobs in the state.
As of August 1, 1999, they have worked with 19 companies announcing economic development projects within the state. These projects are planned to create 5,320 jobs statewide. The potential economic development impact is $735 million.

 


 

Haleyville provides a diversified economy. Local manufacturers engage in the following areas of manufacturing goods used locally,  statewide, and on a national level.

 

Metal Fabrication & Welding
Suppliers to Manufactured Housing
Metal fabrication and welding
Suppliers to manufactured housing
Cabinet manufacturing
Bedding
Assembly of hot tubs and whirlpools
Wire components
Swimming pool construction
Furniture manufacturing
Sleeping bags
Wholesale synthetic flowers
Flat bed trailers
Casual outdoor furniture
Wood doors
Wholesale lumber
Wood trusses
Pallets and crates
Wood preserving and treating
Draperies
Wholesale Lumber
Automotive Engines