Preston Utilities

Find Preston 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.

Mississippi Power Co 14817 Mississippi 16 De Kalb MS 39328 12.5 miles from Preston 601-743-2775

East Mississippi Electric Power Association 100 Veterans Dr De Kalb MS 39328 12.9 miles from Preston 601-743-2641

Kipling Water Association 1472 Mount Nebo Road De Kalb MS 39328 15.8 miles from Preston 601-743-5800

Philadelphia Utilities 435 East Myrtle Street Philadelphia MS 39350 17.8 miles from Preston 601-656-1121

Central Electric Power Association 1045 Holland Avenue Philadelphia MS 39350 18.1 miles from Preston 601-656-2601

Philadelphia Utilities 226 West Myrtle Street Philadelphia MS 39350 18.3 miles from Preston 601-656-1601

Philadelphia Utilities 1153 Weyerhaeuser Street Philadelphia MS 39350 18.6 miles from Preston 601-656-3781

East Mississippi Electric Power Association-Louisville Office ? Emepa Road Louisville MS 39339 19.4 miles from Preston 662-773-5741

Liberty Plattsburg Water Associates 305 Langley Avenue Louisville MS 39339 20.0 miles from Preston 662-773-9660

Southern Natural Gas Co 709 Metts Street Louisville MS 39339 22.3 miles from Preston 662-773-5445

Four County Electric Power Association 1338 Magnolia Drive Macon MS 39341 24.2 miles from Preston 662-726-5811

North Lauderdale Water 9709 Mount Carmel Road Bailey MS 39320 26.0 miles from Preston 601-681-6157

Collinsville Water Assn Inc 11718 Nancy Drive Collinsville MS 39325 26.6 miles from Preston 601-626-8138

Beulah Hubbard Water Association 4704 Mississippi 494 Little Rock MS 39337 27.7 miles from Preston 601-774-0501

Maples Gas Co Inc 8505 Mississippi 39 Meridian MS 39305 29.5 miles from Preston 601-681-4719

North Decatur Water Little Rock Decatur Road Decatur MS 39327 32.4 miles from Preston 601-635-2319

NTS Water Association 8802 Whippoorwill Road Meridian MS 39307 33.5 miles from Preston 601-483-6557

Russell Utilities 1767 Willow Lake Road Toomsuba MS 39364 34.1 miles from Preston 601-482-7338

South Lowndes Water Association 6344 Hardy Billups Road Columbus MS 39701 34.3 miles from Preston 662-272-5750

Mississippi Power Company 3118 Old Highway 45 North Meridian MS 39301 35.1 miles from Preston 601-484-2947

About Preston Utilities

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

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

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

Electric Utilities

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

Water Utilities

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

Sewer Utilities

Preston 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

Preston 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.