Cartersville Utilities

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

Cartersville City Utilities and Bill Payment� 10 North Public Square Cartersville GA 30120 770-387-5607

Cartersville Electric System 320 South Erwin Street Cartersville GA 30120 770-387-5631

Cartersville Water Department 148 Walnut Grove Road Southeast Cartersville GA 30120 770-387-5657

Cartersville Water Department 148 Walnut Grove Road Southeast Cartersville GA 30120 770-387-5653

Georgia Power Company 10 Massell Drive Southeast Cartersville GA 30121 888-660-5890

McNaughton-McKay Electric Company - Cartersville 329 Industrial Park Road Northeast Cartersville GA 30121 770-382-8303

About Cartersville Utilities

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

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

Utilities in Cartersville, Georgia 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 Cartersville 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 Cartersville, Georgia

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

Electric Utilities

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

Water Utilities

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

Sewer Utilities

Cartersville 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 Bartow County waterways.

Natural Gas Utilities

Cartersville 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.