Prentiss County Utilities

Find Prentiss 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.

Big V Water Association Repair Department 410 Outlet Road Booneville MS 38829 662-728-6901

Booneville Gas Co 200 North College Street Booneville MS 38829 662-728-6259

CSA For Prentiss County Electric 106 East Clayton Street Baldwyn MS 38824 662-365-2023

New Candler Water Association 237 County Road 1101 Booneville MS 38829 662-728-4003

New Site Water Department 1106 Mississippi 4 New Site MS 38859 662-728-3100

Prentiss County Electric Power Association 302 West Church Street Booneville MS 38829 662-728-4433

Prentiss-Alcorn Water Association 371 County Road 8301 Rienzi MS 38865 662-720-0068

About Prentiss County Utilities

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

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

Utilities in Prentiss 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 Prentiss 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 Prentiss County, Mississippi

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

Electric Utilities

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

Water Utilities

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

Sewer Utilities

Prentiss 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 Prentiss County waterways.

Natural Gas Utilities

Prentiss 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.