Prairie Utilities

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

Aberdeen Public Utilities 612 West Commerce Street Aberdeen MS 39730 6.9 miles from Prairie 662-369-4731

Aberdeen Sanitation Department Orange Street Aberdeen MS 39730 7.5 miles from Prairie 662-369-2881

Four County Electric Power 900 East Industrial Access Road West Point MS 39773 11.9 miles from Prairie 662-494-1313

Atmos Energy 120 South Division Street West Point MS 39773 13.2 miles from Prairie 662-494-5922

West Point Water Department 300 East Broad Street West Point MS 39773 13.3 miles from Prairie 662-494-1432

Okolona Street & Water Department 300 Silver Street Okolona MS 38860 14.8 miles from Prairie 662-447-5761

East Chickasaw Water Association 481 Mississippi 41 Okolona MS 38860 15.0 miles from Prairie 662-447-5565

Amory Electric Department 129 North Main Street Amory MS 38821 16.6 miles from Prairie 662-256-5633

Monroe County Electric Power Association 601 North Main Street Amory MS 38821 16.8 miles from Prairie 662-256-2962

Quincy Water Association 51620 Highway 278 Northeast Amory MS 38821 19.3 miles from Prairie 662-256-7972

Natchez Trace Electric Power Association 551 East Madison Street Houston MS 38851 19.8 miles from Prairie 662-456-3037

Cason Water District Inc Mississippi 371 Amory MS 38821 20.1 miles from Prairie 662-256-2442

Caledonia Sewerage Department 202 South Street Caledonia MS 39740 21.2 miles from Prairie 662-356-6993

Monroe County Electric Power 746 Main Street Caledonia MS 39740 21.2 miles from Prairie 662-356-4100

Gains Trace Water Systems 60019 Clark Circle Smithville MS 38870 21.4 miles from Prairie 662-257-2288

Caledonia Natural Gas District 1200 Main Street Caledonia MS 39740 21.6 miles from Prairie 662-356-4250

Four County Electric Power Association 5265 South Frontage Road Columbus MS 39701 22.0 miles from Prairie 662-327-8900

Clayton Village Water Association Inc 13448 Mississippi 182 Starkville MS 39759 22.4 miles from Prairie 662-324-8260

Prairie Land Water Association 150 Artesia Road Columbus MS 39701 24.8 miles from Prairie 662-245-1150

Prairie Land Water Association 150 Artesia Road Columbus MS 39701 24.8 miles from Prairie 662-245-1150

About Prairie Utilities

Prairie Utilities are business enterprises that provide essential public services including electricity, natural gas, water, and sewer services in Prairie, MS. 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, Mississippi 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, Mississippi

In Mississippi, 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, MS. 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.