Penton Utilities

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

Tallapoosa River Electric Co-Op 15163 U.s. 431 La Fayette AL 36862 9.9 miles from Penton 334-864-9331

West Point Utility 730 1st Avenue West Point GA 31833 19.3 miles from Penton 706-645-3504

Randolph County Water Company 1307 South Main Street Wedowee AL 36278 19.7 miles from Penton 256-357-9005

East Alabama Water Sewer 150 Fob James Drive Valley AL 36854 21.8 miles from Penton 334-756-7150

Wedowee Water Plant Old Highway 431 Wedowee AL 36278 22.2 miles from Penton 256-357-2448

Jackson Gap Water Authority Jacksons Gap Way Jacksons' Gap AL 36861 22.4 miles from Penton 256-825-8385

Ashland Water Board 83320 Alabama 9 Lineville AL 36266 26.2 miles from Penton 256-354-4036

Alabama Power Company 85571 Alabama 9 Ashland AL 36251 26.8 miles from Penton 800-245-2244

Loachapoka Water Authority 4742 Lee Road 66 Auburn AL 36832 26.8 miles from Penton 334-887-3329

Alexander City Utility Billing 4 Court Square Alexander AL 35010 28.1 miles from Penton 256-329-6710

Walnut Hill Water Authority 7791 Alabama 50 Dadeville AL 36853 28.1 miles from Penton 256-825-9841

Alexander City Water Department 77 Russell Road Alexander AL 35010 28.4 miles from Penton 256-409-2030

Heard County Water Authority 11520 Georgia 34 Franklin GA 30217 28.4 miles from Penton 706-675-3358

Auburn City Water Works Board 1501 West Samford Avenue Auburn AL 36832 28.4 miles from Penton 334-501-3050

Hackneyville Water Authority 1915 Goodwater Road Alexander AL 35010 28.9 miles from Penton 256-839-6171

Alabama Power Company 1699 South College Street Auburn AL 36832 30.2 miles from Penton 800-245-2244

Southern Natural Gas Co 159 Lee Road Auburn AL 36830 32.2 miles from Penton 334-887-7835

Beauregard Water Authority 7430 Alabama 51 Opelika AL 36804 32.3 miles from Penton 334-749-4900

Georgia Power 1516 Bartletts Ferry Road Fortson GA 31808 32.9 miles from Penton 706-322-0228

Hogansville Water Plant 220 Oak Street Hogansville GA 30230 34.4 miles from Penton 706-637-8158

About Penton Utilities

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

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

Utilities in Penton, Alabama 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 Penton 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 Penton, Alabama

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

Electric Utilities

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

Water Utilities

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

Sewer Utilities

Penton 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

Penton 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.