Calhoun County Utilities

Find Calhoun 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.

Alabama Power Company 925 Quintard Avenue Anniston AL 36201 800-245-2244

Anniston Wastewater Treatment 35 Friendship Road Oxford AL 36203 256-831-0631

Anniston Water Works & Sewer 131 West 11th Street Anniston AL 36201 256-236-3429

Anniston Water Works & Sewer Board Service Center 225 Grace Street Oxford AL 36203 256-831-5050

Anniston Water Works & Sewer Board Service Center 225 Grace Street Oxford AL 36203 256-831-5050

Calhoun County Water Authority 2256 Alexandria-Wellington Road Alexandria AL 36250 256-820-3940

E.C Knowlton Water Treatment Plant 150 Jennifer Lane Oxford AL 36203 256-831-0160

Jacksonville Water Works 330 Church Avenue Southeast Jacksonville AL 36265 256-435-7657

Oxford Water Works 600 Barry Street Oxford AL 36203 256-831-5618

Paul B Krebs Water Treatment Plant Tom Burkhart Drive Anniston AL 36201 256-237-4781

Southern Company 1516 Pelham Road South Jacksonville AL 36265 256-435-3402

About Calhoun County Utilities

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

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

Utilities in Calhoun 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 Calhoun 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 Calhoun County, Alabama

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

Electric Utilities

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

Water Utilities

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

Sewer Utilities

Calhoun 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 Calhoun County waterways.

Natural Gas Utilities

Calhoun 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.