Palmdale Utilities

Find Palmdale 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.

AWP Energy Inc 450 West Palmdale Boulevard Palmdale CA 93551 661-265-7355

Antelope Valley East Kern Water Agency 6500 West Avenue North Palmdale CA 93551 661-943-3201

City of Palmdale Utilities Division 38250 Sierra Highway Palmdale CA 93550 661-267-5272

Palmdale Water District 2029 East Palmdale Boulevard Palmdale CA 93550 661-947-4111

Sunnyside Farms Mutual Water 40115 15th Street West Palmdale CA 93551 661-947-3437

White Fence Mutual Water Co 41901 20th Street West Palmdale CA 93551 661-943-3316

About Palmdale Utilities

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

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

Utilities in Palmdale, 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 Palmdale 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 Palmdale, California

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

Electric Utilities

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

Water Utilities

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

Sewer Utilities

Palmdale 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 waterways.

Natural Gas Utilities

Palmdale 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.