Forest Home Utilities

Find Forest Home 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.

Alabama Power 400 Greenville Bypass Greenville AL 36037 12.9 miles from Forest Home 334-383-1727

Alabama Power Company 400 Greenville Bypass Greenville AL 36037 12.9 miles from Forest Home 800-245-2244

Pioneer Electric Cooperative 300 Herbert Street Greenville AL 36037 12.9 miles from Forest Home 334-382-6636

Southeast Alabama Gas District Cedar Street Greenville AL 36037 13.4 miles from Forest Home 334-382-2643

Water Works & Sewer Board Elm Lane Greenville AL 36037 14.5 miles from Forest Home 334-382-6663

Alabama Power 402 Meeting Avenue Georgiana AL 36033 16.6 miles from Forest Home 800-245-2244

South East Alabama Gas District Coleman Street Fort Deposit AL 36032 17.3 miles from Forest Home 334-227-8347

Owassa Brownville Water District County Road 26 Evergreen AL 36401 25.2 miles from Forest Home 251-578-2011

Lowndes County Water Authority 209 Hayneville Plz Hayneville AL 36040 27.0 miles from Forest Home 334-548-6236

Wilcox County Gas District 207 Caldwell Street Camden AL 36726 27.8 miles from Forest Home 334-682-9446

Wilcox County Gas District 207 Caldwell Street Camden AL 36726 27.8 miles from Forest Home 334-682-9446

Southern Pine Electric Co-Op 205 Wild Avenue Evergreen AL 36401 29.9 miles from Forest Home 251-578-3460

Southwest Alabama Water Authority 1015 Old Peterman Highway Peterman AL 36471 30.9 miles from Forest Home 251-564-2727

Quint-Mar Water Authority 642 Meriwether Trail Lapine AL 36046 33.2 miles from Forest Home 334-537-9612

South Alabama Electric Co-Op Lapine Highway Lapine AL 36046 33.6 miles from Forest Home 334-537-9143

Southeast Alabama Gas District 47 Forest Avenue Luverne AL 36049 35.5 miles from Forest Home 334-335-5049

Luverne Utilities 65 6th Street Luverne AL 36049 35.5 miles from Forest Home 334-335-5308

Southern Energy Co 115 Ivey Street Monroeville AL 36460 36.6 miles from Forest Home 251-575-3171

Monroeville Water Works 69 West Claiborne Street Monroeville AL 36460 36.7 miles from Forest Home 251-575-2617

Ramer Water Co Inc 151 Johnny Shirley Road Ramer AL 36069 38.4 miles from Forest Home 334-562-3333

About Forest Home Utilities

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

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

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

Electric Utilities

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

Water Utilities

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

Sewer Utilities

Forest Home 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

Forest Home 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.