Lee County Utilities

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

City Point Water 3454 Mississippi 6 Plantersville MS 38862 662-680-5710

Guntown LP Gas Co 1073 County Road 833 Guntown MS 38849 662-348-2259

Mooreville Richmond Water Association 751 Mississippi 371 Mooreville MS 38857 662-844-0311

North Lee County Water Association 1004 Birmingham Ridge Road Saltillo MS 38866 662-869-1223

Tombigbee Electric Power Association 1346 Auburn Road Tupelo MS 38804 662-842-7635

About Lee County Utilities

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

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

Utilities in Lee County, Mississippi 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 Lee County 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 Lee County, Mississippi

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

Electric Utilities

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

Water Utilities

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

Sewer Utilities

Lee County 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 Lee County waterways.

Natural Gas Utilities

Lee County 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.