Imperial County Utilities

Find Imperial 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.

Bard Water District 1473 Ross Road Winterhaven CA 92283 760-572-0704

Calexico Water Department 608 Heber Avenue Calexico CA 92231 760-768-2120

Golden State Water Co 631 South Sorensen Avenue Calipatria CA 92233 760-348-2303

Heber Public Utility District 1078 Dogwood Road Heber CA 92249 760-482-2440

Imperial Irrigation District 1285 Broadway Street El Centro CA 92243 760-482-9618

Ormat Nevada Inc 3300 East Evan Hewes Highway Holtville CA 92250 760-356-5501

Seeley County Water District 1898 Main Street El Centro CA 92243 760-352-6612

Sempra Energy 627 Joshua Tree Street Imperial CA 92251 760-336-0281

About Imperial County Utilities

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

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

Utilities in Imperial 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 Imperial 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 Imperial County, California

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

Electric Utilities

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

Water Utilities

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

Sewer Utilities

Imperial 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 Imperial County waterways.

Natural Gas Utilities

Imperial 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.