Cedartown Utilities

Find Cedartown 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.


Oglethorpe Power Corporation 1031 Sewell Creek Road Cedartown GA 30125 770-748-6224


Oglethorpe Power Corporation 1031 Sewell Creek Road Cedartown GA 30125 770-748-6224

Polk County Water Authority 1381 Rockmart Highway Cedartown GA 30125 770-748-6001

About Cedartown Utilities

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

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

Utilities in Cedartown, 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 Cedartown 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 Cedartown, Georgia

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

Electric Utilities

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

Water Utilities

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

Sewer Utilities

Cedartown 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

Cedartown 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.