Escambia County Utilities

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

American Water Works Co Inc. 7303 Plantation Road Pensacola FL 32504 850-471-4700

Central Water Works Inc 1101 Byrneville Road Century FL 32535 850-256-3849

Farm Hill Utilities Inc 120 Madrid Road Cantonment FL 32533 850-968-2573

Gulf Power Co 1 Energy Place Pensacola FL 32520 850-444-6111

Gulf Power Co 9220 Pine Forest Road Pensacola FL 32534 850-505-5076

Molino Utilities 1647 Molino Road Molino FL 32577 850-587-5538

Peoples Water Services Co 905 Lownde Avenue Pensacola FL 32507 850-455-8552

Town Of Century Water Department 7995 North Century Boulevard Century FL 32535 850-256-3208

About Escambia County Utilities

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

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

Utilities in Escambia County, Florida 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 Escambia 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 Escambia County, Florida

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

Electric Utilities

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

Water Utilities

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

Sewer Utilities

Escambia 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 Escambia County waterways.

Natural Gas Utilities

Escambia 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.