Prairie Utilities

Find Prairie 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.

Wilcox County Gas District 207 Caldwell Street Camden AL 36726 14.2 miles from Prairie 334-682-9446

Wilcox County Gas District 207 Caldwell Street Camden AL 36726 14.2 miles from Prairie 334-682-9446

Wilcox County Gas District 3967 Broad Street Pine Hill AL 36769 14.8 miles from Prairie 334-963-4709

Linden Utilities Board 821 East Coats Avenue Linden AL 36748 22.9 miles from Prairie 334-295-8011

Alabama Power Company 111 East 8th Avenue Linden AL 36748 23.4 miles from Prairie 334-295-5618

Clarke-Mobile Counties Gas District 311 West Front Street Thomasville AL 36784 23.9 miles from Prairie 334-636-4533

South Alabama Gas 32950 U.s. 43 Thomasville AL 36784 23.9 miles from Prairie 334-636-2366

Southern Natural Gas Co 7417 County Road 1 Gallion AL 36742 28.7 miles from Prairie 334-289-0881

Black Warrior Electric Membership 1410 U.s. 43 Demopolis AL 36732 32.6 miles from Prairie 334-289-0845

Demopolis Water Works 1104 Floyd Avenue Demopolis AL 36732 33.0 miles from Prairie 334-287-1186

Marion Water Department Hubbard Drive Marion AL 36756 33.4 miles from Prairie 334-683-8642

Perry County Water Board 108 West Monroe Street Marion AL 36756 33.9 miles from Prairie 334-683-8798

Demopolis Sewer Board East Capitol Street Demopolis AL 36732 34.1 miles from Prairie 334-289-3328

Alabama Power 205 North Main Avenue Demopolis AL 36732 34.3 miles from Prairie 800-245-2244

Clarke-Mobile Counties Gas District 119 Main Street Grove Hill AL 36451 36.6 miles from Prairie 251-275-8138

Clarke County Utilities 114 Court Street Grove Hill AL 36451 36.6 miles from Prairie 251-275-8213

Mid Clarke Water Poplar Street Grove Hill AL 36451 38.4 miles from Prairie 251-275-2818

Greensboro Utilities Board 1101 Main Street Greensboro AL 36744 39.0 miles from Prairie 334-624-8448

Southwest Alabama Water Authority 1015 Old Peterman Highway Peterman AL 36471 40.5 miles from Prairie 251-564-2727

Monroeville Water Works 69 West Claiborne Street Monroeville AL 36460 43.9 miles from Prairie 251-575-2617

About Prairie Utilities

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

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

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

Electric Utilities

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

Water Utilities

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

Sewer Utilities

Prairie 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

Prairie 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.