Newport Beach Utilities

Find Newport Beach 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.

Gas Land 567 San Nicolas Drive Newport Beach CA 92660 949-706-6773

Gas Recovery Systems LLC 20662 Newport Coast Drive Newport Beach CA 92657 949-721-4151

Oxbow Gas LLC 4675 Macarthur Court Newport Beach CA 92660 949-870-1000

About Newport Beach Utilities

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

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

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

Electric Utilities

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

Water Utilities

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

Sewer Utilities

Newport Beach 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

Newport Beach 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.