Plains Utilities

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

City of Americus Utility Billing 101 West Lamar Street Americus GA 31709 9.8 miles from Plains 229-924-4413

Americus Water Maintenance 229 Railroad Street Americus GA 31709 10.4 miles from Plains 229-924-7111

Sumter Electric Membership Corporation 1120 Felder Street Americus GA 31709 10.8 miles from Plains 229-924-8041

Americus Utility Department 1404 East Forsyth Street Americus GA 31709 10.9 miles from Plains 229-924-4411

Georgia Power Americus Office 1020 Southerfield Road Americus GA 31719 12.0 miles from Plains 888-660-5890

Georgia Power Co Mc Duffie Street Buena Vista GA 31803 21.0 miles from Plains 888-660-5890

Crisp County Power Commission 961 Power Dam Road Warwick GA 31796 29.6 miles from Plains 229-535-6275

People's Propane Inc 490 Main Street Byromville GA 31007 30.8 miles from Plains 478-433-6075

Albany Underground Utilities 207 Pine Avenue Albany GA 31701 34.5 miles from Plains 229-436-6666

Flint Energies South Macon Street Reynolds GA 31076 40.1 miles from Plains 478-847-3415

Fort Mitchell Water System 805 Alabama 165 Fort Mitchell AL 36856 41.0 miles from Plains 334-855-4703

Flint Electric Membership Corporation 13334 Macon Road Columbus GA 31829 41.4 miles from Plains 706-568-0333

Talbot Energy Facility 9125 Cartledge Road Box Springs GA 31801 42.1 miles from Plains 706-269-2670

Liberty Utilities Columbus 2300 Victory Drive Columbus GA 31901 43.7 miles from Plains 706-478-1804

Southeast Alabama Gas District 519 East Barbour Street Eufaula AL 36027 44.7 miles from Plains 334-687-3410

Cowikee Water Authority 1244 North Eufaula Avenue Eufaula AL 36027 44.8 miles from Plains 334-687-6333

Georgia Power Co 3610 Gentian Boulevard Columbus GA 31907 45.4 miles from Plains 706-643-7737

Eufaula Water Works 840 West Washington Street Eufaula AL 36027 45.8 miles from Plains 334-687-1225

Edison Co LLC 828 Broadway Avenue Columbus GA 31901 45.8 miles from Plains 706-322-9266

Columbus Water Works 1421 Veterans Parkway Columbus GA 31901 46.1 miles from Plains 706-649-3400

About Plains Utilities

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

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

Utilities in Plains, Georgia 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 Plains 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 Plains, Georgia

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

Electric Utilities

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

Water Utilities

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

Sewer Utilities

Plains 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

Plains 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.