Jay Utilities

Find Jay 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.

Florida Gas Transmission Co 4228 Florida 4 Jay FL 32565 850-675-4495

Moore Creek Mount Carmel Utilities 3728 Nowling Road Jay FL 32565 850-675-6174

Prescott Gas Co 3995 Florida 4 Jay FL 32565 850-995-4303

About Jay Utilities

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

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

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

Electric Utilities

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

Water Utilities

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

Sewer Utilities

Jay 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

Jay 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.