Dora Utilities

Find Dora 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.

Sumiton Utility Board 416 State Street Sumiton AL 35148 2.6 miles from Dora 205-648-3294

City Of Cordova Water & Gas Board 3885 Mass Avenue North Cordova AL 35550 5.8 miles from Dora 205-483-9235

Alabama Power Co 4250 Porter Road Quinton AL 35130 7.0 miles from Dora 205-488-2877

CFEC Water Authority 46 Brasfield Drive Quinton AL 35130 7.2 miles from Dora 205-674-8385

Water Works 1275 Main Drive Parrish AL 35580 11.5 miles from Dora 205-686-5085

Alabama Power 2520 Highway 78 East Jasper AL 35501 12.1 miles from Dora 205-387-7887

Jasper Water Works And Sewer Board 1620 Alabama Avenue Jasper AL 35501 13.1 miles from Dora 205-221-2141

Jasper Water Works And Sewer Board 1620 Alabama Avenue Jasper AL 35501 13.1 miles from Dora 205-221-2141

Warrior River Water Authority 523 Belcher Ferry Road Bessemer AL 35023 14.9 miles from Dora 205-436-3532

Curry Water Authority 905 Brakefield Dairy Road Jasper AL 35503 15.9 miles from Dora 205-221-4164

Alabama Power 949 Main Street Gardendale AL 35071 16.6 miles from Dora 800-245-2244

Oakman Water Works 10250 Main Street Oakman AL 35579 17.5 miles from Dora 205-622-3230

Village Creek Sewer Treatment 1440 Pleasant Hill Road Birmingham AL 35224 17.9 miles from Dora 205-791-6405

Tarrant Electric 1604 Pinson Valley Parkway Birmingham AL 35217 20.5 miles from Dora 205-841-1721

Birmingham Water Works 4400 Inglenook Lane Birmingham AL 35217 21.4 miles from Dora 205-841-2775

Alabama Power Company 3730 4th Terrace North Birmingham AL 35222 22.1 miles from Dora 205-591-9555

Birmingham Waterworks Board 3621 Messer Airport Highway Birmingham AL 35222 22.1 miles from Dora 205-264-9980

Bessemer Electric & Water Service 1600 1st Avenue North Bessemer AL 35020 24.1 miles from Dora 205-481-4333

Glenn Electric Company 4878 Vise Road Pinson AL 35126 24.3 miles from Dora 205-681-7169

Arley Water Works 6788 County Road 41 Arley AL 35541 25.3 miles from Dora 205-387-0156

About Dora Utilities

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

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

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

Electric Utilities

Dora 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 Dora electric power company. However, the electricity in the Dora electric grid may come from numerous suppliers.

Water Utilities

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

Sewer Utilities

Dora 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

Dora 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.