Freeport Utilities

Find Freeport 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.

Okaloosa Gas District-South Walton Customer Service Center 4432 US Highway 98 Santa Rosa Beach FL 32459 11.3 miles from Freeport 850-231-1893

Choctawhatchee Electric Co-Op 1350 Baldwin Avenue DeFuniak Springs FL 32435 14.3 miles from Freeport 850-892-2111

Argyle Water System Inc. 129 Shelter Road DeFuniak Springs FL 32433 15.2 miles from Freeport 850-892-4566

Okaloosa Gas 1874 Walton Road DeFuniak Springs FL 32433 16.0 miles from Freeport 850-892-1087

Choctawhatchee Electric Cooperative 1401 Cat-Mar Road Niceville FL 32578 16.1 miles from Freeport 850-892-2111

South Walton Utility Co Inc 369 Miramar Beach Drive Miramar Beach FL 32550 16.3 miles from Freeport 850-837-2988

Okaloosa County Water & Sewer 1591 Meadowbrook Court Niceville FL 32578 16.6 miles from Freeport 850-897-4812

Okaloosa County Water & Sewer 1751 Bluewater Boulevard North Niceville FL 32578 16.7 miles from Freeport 850-897-4384

Okaloosa County Water & Sewer 4300 East Highway 20 Niceville FL 32578 17.2 miles from Freeport 850-897-3981

Gulf Power Co. 34854 Emerald Coast Parkway Destin FL 32541 19.8 miles from Freeport 850-244-4701

Mossyhead Water Works 1485 County Highway 1087 DeFuniak Springs FL 32433 19.9 miles from Freeport 850-892-6154

Fort Walton Beach Sanitation 14 Robinwood Drive Southwest Fort Walton Beach FL 32548 29.7 miles from Freeport 850-833-9655

Gulf Power Company 1655 South Ferdon Boulevard Crestview FL 32536 29.9 miles from Freeport 850-689-4628

Gulf Power Co 140 Hollywood Boulevard Southwest Fort Walton Beach FL 32548 30.0 miles from Freeport 850-244-4770

Gulf Coast Electric Cooperative-Southport District Office 9434 Florida 77 Panama FL 32409 31.5 miles from Freeport 850-265-3631

Auburn Water System 3097 Locke Lane Crestview FL 32536 32.3 miles from Freeport 850-682-1258

Utility Billing Chipley 1714 Quintara Court Chipley FL 32428 32.8 miles from Freeport 850-773-2124

Lynn Haven Water & Sewer Department 1010 West 6th Street Lynn Haven FL 32444 33.8 miles from Freeport 850-265-3350

Panama City Underground Utilities Division 2226 Michigan Avenue Panama FL 32405 34.1 miles from Freeport 850-872-3190

St Andrews Wastewater Plant 2226 Michigan Avenue Panama FL 32405 34.1 miles from Freeport 850-872-3027

About Freeport Utilities

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

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

Utilities in Freeport, 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 Freeport 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 Freeport, Florida

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

Electric Utilities

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

Water Utilities

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

Sewer Utilities

Freeport 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

Freeport 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.