Carson City Utilities

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

Carson City Utility Collection 201 North Carson Street Carson City NV 89701 775-887-2092

Crystal Water Systems Inc 2533 North Carson Street Carson City NV 89706 775-841-3430

Golden State Energy Corporation 312 West 4th Street Carson City NV 89703 775-284-1015

Nevada Public Utilities Commission 1150 East William Street Carson City NV 89701 775-684-6101

Sierra Pacific Power Company 875 East Long Street Carson City NV 89706 775-834-2900

About Carson City Utilities

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

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

Utilities in Carson City, Nevada 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 Carson City 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 Carson City, Nevada

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

Electric Utilities

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

Water Utilities

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

Sewer Utilities

Carson City 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 Carson City waterways.

Natural Gas Utilities

Carson City 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.