Melvin Utilities

Find Melvin 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.

South Choctaw Water District 13217 Choctaw Ave Gilbertown AL 36908 8.9 miles from Melvin 251-843-2477

Merit Energy Co Wayne Hunting Club Road Waynesboro MS 39367 11.8 miles from Melvin 601-735-4139

East Mississippi Electric Power Association 117 Carlson Avenue Quitman MS 39355 17.4 miles from Melvin 601-776-6271

Maples Gas Co Inc 203 South Archusa Avenue Quitman MS 39355 17.4 miles from Melvin 601-776-3860

Harmony Water Association Inc 118 Long Boulevard Quitman MS 39355 17.5 miles from Melvin 601-776-2593

North Choctaw Water Board 3997 Broad Street Butler AL 36904 20.0 miles from Melvin 205-398-3161

Water Association of Hiwannee 929 Wayne Street Waynesboro MS 39367 20.5 miles from Melvin 601-735-5249

Mississippi Power Company 807 Azalea Drive Waynesboro MS 39367 20.6 miles from Melvin 601-735-9372

Hiwanee Water Association 802 Azalea Drive Waynesboro MS 39367 20.7 miles from Melvin 601-735-5249

Chickasawhay Natural Gas District 609 Station Street Waynesboro MS 39367 20.8 miles from Melvin 601-735-0920

Dixie Electric Power Association 618 Azalea Drive Waynesboro MS 39367 20.9 miles from Melvin 601-735-2072

Maples Gas Co Inc 945 Erwin Road Stonewall MS 39363 25.3 miles from Melvin 601-659-7716

Clara Water Association Office 81 Buckatunna Chicora Clara Road Waynesboro MS 39367 27.9 miles from Melvin 601-735-2428

Clarkdale Water Association 5160 Mississippi 145 Meridian MS 39301 28.4 miles from Melvin 601-693-4686

Long Creek Water Association 4695 Long Creek Water Road Meridian MS 39301 28.5 miles from Melvin 601-693-3096

American Midstream 595 Ceamon Pittman Road Waynesboro MS 39367 28.7 miles from Melvin 601-671-8800

Beaver Dam Water Association 1190 U.s. 11 Heidelberg MS 39439 29.5 miles from Melvin 601-787-4714

Washington County Water Authority Court Street Chatom AL 36518 32.9 miles from Melvin 251-847-6654

Toomsuba Water System 3934 Melvin Swain Road Toomsuba MS 39364 33.7 miles from Melvin 601-632-4366

East Mississippi Electric Power Association 2128 Mississippi 39 Meridian MS 39301 34.1 miles from Melvin 601-581-8600

About Melvin Utilities

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

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

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

Electric Utilities

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

Water Utilities

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

Sewer Utilities

Melvin 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

Melvin 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.