Neshoba County MS Utilities

Find Neshoba 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.

Central Electric Power Association 1045 Holland Avenue Philadelphia MS 39350 601-656-2601

Philadelphia Utilities 435 East Myrtle Street Philadelphia MS 39350 601-656-1121

Philadelphia Utilities 1153 Weyerhaeuser Street Philadelphia MS 39350 601-656-3781

Philadelphia Utilities 226 West Myrtle Street Philadelphia MS 39350 601-656-1601

About Neshoba County Utilities

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

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

Utilities in Neshoba 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 Neshoba 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 Neshoba County, Mississippi

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

Electric Utilities

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

Water Utilities

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

Sewer Utilities

Neshoba 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 Neshoba County waterways.

Natural Gas Utilities

Neshoba 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.