Blount County Utilities

Find Blount County Alabama utilities. Utilities provide information on public services including electricity (power and light companies), oil and gas (home heating and cooking), waste and sewage companies.

Blount County Water Authority 18 Arena Drive Cleveland AL 35049 205-625-5100

Blountsville Water Utility Board 69145 Main Street Blountsville AL 35031 205-429-2495

Cleveland Water Works 62732 U.s. 231 Cleveland AL 35049 205-274-9650

Oneonta City Water Filter 230 Waterton Drive Rosa AL 35121 205-274-7650

Oneonta Utilities Board 273 Treatment Plant Road Oneonta AL 35121 205-274-0656

Pine Bluff Water Authority 5501 County Highway 15 Cleveland AL 35049 205-681-8871

Pine Bluff Water Authority 30096 Alabama 79 Locust Fork AL 35097 205-681-8871

About Blount County Utilities

Blount County Utilities are business enterprises that provide essential public services including electricity, natural gas, water, and sewer services in Blount County, AL. Because of the infrastructure required to deliver services, a monopoly is often the most economical way for an utility service to operate. Blount County Public Utility Companies serve all of the customers for a particular service in Blount County.

You may contact Utilities for questions about:
  • Blount County Utilities billing and payments
  • Sewer rates and water bills
  • Setting up Utilities
  • Power outages
  • Natural gas hookups
Public & Private Utility Companies

Utilities in Blount County, Alabama may be publicly owned enterprises or private companies. In both cases, the primary source of revenue supporting the Utility is user fees paid by customers. In the case of publicly owned Utilities, the assets of the Utility are owned by the Blount County Government Utilities Department, but it operates as a self-sustaining public enterprise supported by its own revenues rather than relying on taxes to fund operations.

Public Utilities Commissions in Blount County, Alabama

In Alabama, Utilities are regulated by the Blount County Public Services Commissions or Public Utilities Commission. Public Services Commissions are necessary when monopolies exist or in cases where competition is very limited, to ensure that Blount County consumers receive safe, reliable, and reasonably priced services from competent and financially viable companies. Blount County Utilities must receive approval for the rates they charge and they are also required to demonstrate to the Blount County Public Services Commission that they have plans to maintain an infrastructure capable of supporting current and future demand for services.

Electric Utilities

Blount County Electric Utilities are the most likely to function as a hybrid of monopoly and competitive services. Only one system for transmitting and delivering electricity to customers is feasible in a given service area such as Blount County, AL. Therefore, transmission and distribution of electricity operates as a monopoly and customers do not have a choice when selecting their Blount County electric power company. However, the electricity in the Blount County electric grid may come from numerous suppliers.

Water Utilities

Water Utility Services in Blount County provide potable tap water directly to residential, commercial, industrial, and institutional customers through a distribution system.

Sewer Utilities

Blount County Sewer Service Companies receive wastewater from customers via sanitary sewers at a wastewater treatment plant. The Sewer Utility treats the wastewater to reduce pollutants before it is released into Blount County waterways.

Natural Gas Utilities

Blount County Natural Gas Companies are essentially local distribution companies that deliver natural gas, received from large capacity interstate or intrastate pipelines, to individual customers through small diameter distribution pipelines.