Escambia County Utilities

Find Escambia 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 1010 Douglas Avenue Brewton AL 36426 251-867-0554

Alabama Power Co 132 Mildred Street Brewton AL 36426 251-867-4050

Ankor Energy 19112 Alabama 41 Brewton AL 36426 251-809-1290

City Of Brewton Utilities Billing 1010 Douglas Avenue Brewton AL 36426 251-809-1780

Freemanville Water System Inc 18 Woods Road Atmore AL 36502 251-368-2919

Horton Oil Co U.s. 31 Brewton AL 36426 251-867-3711

Mc Call Water Systems 4035 Old US Highway 31 Brewton AL 36426 251-867-6100

Southern Pine Electric Co-Op 39 West Sunset Drive Atmore AL 36502 251-368-4842

Southern Pine Electric Co-op 296 Old Country Lane Brewton AL 36426 251-296-3042

Southern Pine Electric Cooperative 2134 South Boulevard Brewton AL 36426 251-867-5415

Utilities Board-City Of Atmore 201 East Louisville Avenue Atmore AL 36502 251-368-9156

Utilities Board-City Of Atmore 201 East Louisville Avenue Atmore AL 36502 251-368-2207

About Escambia County Utilities

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

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

Utilities in Escambia 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 Escambia 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 Escambia County, Alabama

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

Electric Utilities

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

Water Utilities

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

Sewer Utilities

Escambia 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 Escambia County waterways.

Natural Gas Utilities

Escambia 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.