Tuscaloosa County Utilities

Find Tuscaloosa 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.

Buhl Elrod Holman Water Authority 35446 Sipsey Valley Road Buhl AL 35446 205-333-0231

Carrolls Creek Water Authority 14462 Firehouse Road Northport AL 35475 205-333-1140

Citizens Water Services 16773 U.s. 11 Vance AL 35490 205-556-2224

City of Tuscaloosa Water and Sewer Department 2621 Old Kaulton Road Tuscaloosa AL 35401 205-349-0280

Coker Water Authority 11556 Eizenhower Drive Coker AL 35452 205-339-6946

Enbridge Pipeline Co 13969 Bear Creek Road Duncanville AL 35456 205-758-1031

Enbridge Pipeline Co 13688 U.s. 82 Duncanville AL 35456 205-758-5926

Englewood-Hulls Water System 11276 Crocker Drive Tuscaloosa AL 35405 205-345-9333

Fosters-Ralph Water Authority 17109 Ralph Loop Road Ralph AL 35480 205-758-0908

Mitchell Water System Inc 11389 Monticello Drive Duncanville AL 35456 205-759-2728

Peterson Water Works 12803 Holt Peterson Road Cottondale AL 35453 205-556-7785

Sand Springs Water Authority 13951 Alabama 171 Northport AL 35475 205-339-9807

Southern Natural Gas Company 17828 Mormon Road Northport AL 35475 205-339-4759

Southern Natural Gas Company 9001 Energy Lane Northport AL 35476 205-333-0239

Tuscaloosa Sewer Department 4010 Kauloosa Avenue Tuscaloosa AL 35401 205-248-5900

Warrior River Water Authority 22805 Bucksville Road McCalla AL 35111 205-477-5791

About Tuscaloosa County Utilities

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

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

Utilities in Tuscaloosa 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 Tuscaloosa 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 Tuscaloosa County, Alabama

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

Electric Utilities

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

Water Utilities

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

Sewer Utilities

Tuscaloosa 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 Tuscaloosa County waterways.

Natural Gas Utilities

Tuscaloosa 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.