Bear Creek Utilities

Find Bear Creek 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.

Haleyville Water Works 1101 20th Street Haleyville AL 35565 5.7 miles from Bear Creek 205-486-3114

Northwest Alabama Gas District 2000 13th Avenue Haleyville AL 35565 5.7 miles from Bear Creek 205-486-7517

Northwest Alabama Gas District 36-428 Railroad Street Phil Campbell AL 35581 6.5 miles from Bear Creek 205-993-5313

Phil Campbell Water Department 215 Mc Clung Avenue Phil Campbell AL 35581 6.6 miles from Bear Creek 205-993-5464

Columbus Butane Co 40575 Alabama 195 Haleyville AL 35565 8.1 miles from Bear Creek 205-486-4884

Hamilton Water Plant Water Plant Road Hamilton AL 35570 15.0 miles from Bear Creek 205-921-4215

Russellville Electric 1012 Jackson Avenue South Russellville AL 35653 16.1 miles from Bear Creek 256-332-1464

Isbell Water Systems 904 Jackson Avenue South Russellville AL 35653 16.3 miles from Bear Creek 256-332-1567

Russellville Utilities Department 721 Jackson Avenue South Russellville AL 35653 16.9 miles from Bear Creek 256-332-3850

Franklin Electric Cooperatives 225 Franklin Street Northeast Russellville AL 35653 17.3 miles from Bear Creek 256-332-2730

Northwest Alabama Gas District 310 2nd Street Northwest Hamilton AL 35570 17.6 miles from Bear Creek 205-921-3106

Hamilton Water Department 422 2nd Avenue Southwest Hamilton AL 35570 17.8 miles from Bear Creek 205-921-7484

Russellville Water 124 Underwood Road Russellville AL 35653 17.8 miles from Bear Creek 256-331-9151

West Lawrence Water Cooperative 7688 County Road 23 Mount Hope AL 35651 19.2 miles from Bear Creek 256-974-9114

Winfield Water Works Office City Hall Street Winfield AL 35594 23.2 miles from Bear Creek 205-487-2100

Alabama Power 151 2nd Way Northwest Carbon Hill AL 35549 26.9 miles from Bear Creek 800-245-2244

Spring Valley Water Department 912 Lagrange Road Tuscumbia AL 35674 27.2 miles from Bear Creek 256-383-1666

Hawk Pride Mountain Water System 200 New Bethel Road Tuscumbia AL 35674 27.3 miles from Bear Creek 256-381-4520

Franklin Electric Cooperatives 904 4th Street Southeast Red Bay AL 35582 27.4 miles from Bear Creek 256-356-4413

Red Bay Gas Board 302 4th Avenue South Red Bay AL 35582 27.6 miles from Bear Creek 256-356-8622

About Bear Creek Utilities

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

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

Utilities in Bear Creek, 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 Bear Creek 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 Bear Creek, Alabama

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

Electric Utilities

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

Water Utilities

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

Sewer Utilities

Bear Creek 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 waterways.

Natural Gas Utilities

Bear Creek 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.