Bullock County Utilities

Find Bullock 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.

Dixie Electric Co-Op 402 Blackmon Avenue Union Springs AL 36089 334-738-2500

Union Springs Utilities Board 134 North Prairie Street Union Springs AL 36089 334-738-3115

Union Springs Utilities Shed 202 Holcombe Avenue Union Springs AL 36089 334-738-2212

About Bullock County Utilities

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

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

Utilities in Bullock 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 Bullock 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 Bullock County, Alabama

In Alabama, Utilities are regulated by the Bullock 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 Bullock County consumers receive safe, reliable, and reasonably priced services from competent and financially viable companies. Bullock County Utilities must receive approval for the rates they charge and they are also required to demonstrate to the Bullock County Public Services Commission that they have plans to maintain an infrastructure capable of supporting current and future demand for services.

Electric Utilities

Bullock 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 Bullock County, AL. Therefore, transmission and distribution of electricity operates as a monopoly and customers do not have a choice when selecting their Bullock County electric power company. However, the electricity in the Bullock County electric grid may come from numerous suppliers.

Water Utilities

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

Sewer Utilities

Bullock 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 Bullock County waterways.

Natural Gas Utilities

Bullock 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.