Using power purchased from the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), we provide electricity to almost 22,000 meters throughout portions of Cherokee, DeKalb, Marshall, Etowah and Calhoun Counties. Cherokee
DeKalb-Cherokee Counties Gas District was formed in 1954 by the cities of Fort Payne, Collinsville and Centre, Alabama. The district, located in Northeast Alabama, is governed by a nine-member board.
Weiss Dam Facts:
In-service date: 06/05/1961
Capacity: 3 generators, rating 29,250 kilowatts each
Type: Gravity concrete and earth fill
Length of concrete: 392 feet
Length of earth dikes: 30,406 feet