Los Alamitos CA Utilities

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


Golden State Water 10852 Cherry Street Los Alamitos CA 90720 562-430-7541


Pure Crystal Clear Water 4111 Green Avenue Los Alamitos CA 90720 562-296-8752

About Los Alamitos Utilities

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

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

Utilities in Los Alamitos, California 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 Los Alamitos 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 Los Alamitos, California

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

Electric Utilities

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

Water Utilities

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

Sewer Utilities

Los Alamitos 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 Orange County waterways.

Natural Gas Utilities

Los Alamitos 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.