Limestone County Utilities

Find Limestone 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.

Ardmore Water System 30010 Ardmore Avenue Ardmore AL 35739 256-423-1836

Athens Gas Department 1806 Wilkinson Street Athens AL 35611 256-232-1440

Athens Utilities-Electric And Gas 508 South Jefferson Street Athens AL 35611 256-233-8750

Limestone County Water Authority 17762 Lott Road Elkmont AL 35620 256-732-3153

Limestone County Water and Sewer Authority 17218 U.s. 72 Athens AL 35611 256-233-6444

North Alabama Gas District 17256 Love Branch Road Toney AL 35773 256-232-5432

North Alabama Gas District 13263 Dupree Worthey Road Harvest AL 35749 256-233-2610

Water Works & Sewer Board 26691 1st Street Ardmore AL 35739 256-423-6161

About Limestone County Utilities

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

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

Utilities in Limestone 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 Limestone 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 Limestone County, Alabama

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

Electric Utilities

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

Water Utilities

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

Sewer Utilities

Limestone 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 Limestone County waterways.

Natural Gas Utilities

Limestone 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.