Fresno County CA Utilities

Find Fresno County, California utilities. Utilities provide information on public services including electricity (power and light companies), oil and gas (home heating and cooking), waste and sewage companies.

Backman Water Company 5105 East Belmont Avenue Fresno CA 93727 559-255-0324

Easton Estates Water Co 100 West Bullard Avenue Fresno CA 93704 559-439-0198

Fresno Water Division 1910 East University Avenue Fresno CA 93703 559-621-5300

Friant Power Authority 18015 North Friant Road Friant CA 93626 559-822-2751

Friant Water Authority 860 2nd Street Orange Cove CA 93646 559-626-4444

Garfield Water District 4185 Perrin Road Clovis CA 93619 559-299-3095

Kings River Conservation District 27709 Pine Flat Road Sanger CA 93657 559-787-2577

Kings River Water District 15142 East Goodfellow Avenue Sanger CA 93657 559-875-7721

Malaga County Water District 3580 South Frank Avenue Fresno CA 93725 559-485-7353

Pacheco Water District 52027 West Althea Avenue Firebaugh CA 93622 209-364-6136

Pacheco Water District 52027 West Althea Avenue Firebaugh CA 93622 209-364-6136

Pacific Gas & Electric Company West Jayne Avenue Huron CA 93234 559-945-2745

Pacific Gas & Electric-Customer Service Office 624 N Street Sanger CA 93657 559-875-5832

Pinedale County Water District 480 West Birch Avenue Fresno CA 93650 559-439-2362

Pinedale Public Utility District 2560 West Shaw Lane Fresno CA 93711 559-431-8516

Raisin City Water District 10465 South Westlawn Avenue Fresno CA 93706 559-498-8323

Riverdale Public Utility District 20896 Malsbary Street Riverdale CA 93656 559-867-3838

Tranquillity Irrigation District 25390 West Silveria Avenue Tranquillity CA 93668 559-698-7225

Westland Water District 32650 West Adams Avenue Tranquillity CA 93668 559-698-7248

Westland's Water District 3130 North Fresno Street Fresno CA 93703 559-224-1523

About Fresno County Utilities

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

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

Utilities in Fresno County, California 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 Fresno 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 Fresno County, California

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

Electric Utilities

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

Water Utilities

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

Sewer Utilities

Fresno 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 Fresno County waterways.

Natural Gas Utilities

Fresno 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.