Providence Utilities

Find Providence 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.

Linden Utilities Board 821 East Coats Avenue Linden AL 36748 2.6 miles from Providence 334-295-8011

Alabama Power Company 111 East 8th Avenue Linden AL 36748 2.9 miles from Providence 334-295-5618

Black Warrior Electric Membership 1410 U.s. 43 Demopolis AL 36732 11.2 miles from Providence 334-289-0845

Southern Natural Gas Co 7417 County Road 1 Gallion AL 36742 11.4 miles from Providence 334-289-0881

Demopolis Water Works 1104 Floyd Avenue Demopolis AL 36732 11.6 miles from Providence 334-287-1186

Demopolis Sewer Board East Capitol Street Demopolis AL 36732 12.6 miles from Providence 334-289-3328

Alabama Power 205 North Main Avenue Demopolis AL 36732 12.7 miles from Providence 800-245-2244

Greensboro Utilities Board 1101 Main Street Greensboro AL 36744 27.2 miles from Providence 334-624-8448

Wilcox County Gas District 3967 Broad Street Pine Hill AL 36769 27.4 miles from Providence 334-963-4709

South Alabama Gas 32950 U.s. 43 Thomasville AL 36784 29.3 miles from Providence 334-636-2366

Clarke-Mobile Counties Gas District 311 West Front Street Thomasville AL 36784 29.5 miles from Providence 334-636-4533

North Choctaw Water Board 3997 Broad Street Butler AL 36904 31.3 miles from Providence 205-398-3161

Sumter County Water Authority 400 Alabama 28 Livingston AL 35470 31.7 miles from Providence 205-652-9394

York City Utility Department 607 2nd Avenue York AL 36925 31.9 miles from Providence 205-392-2007

Marion Water Department Hubbard Drive Marion AL 36756 32.5 miles from Providence 334-683-8642

Perry County Water Board 108 West Monroe Street Marion AL 36756 33.4 miles from Providence 334-683-8798

Greene County Water and Sewer Department 102 Harris Avenue Eutaw AL 35462 34.4 miles from Providence 205-372-1661

Black Warrior Electric Finches Ferry Road Eutaw AL 35462 34.8 miles from Providence 205-372-4515

Eutaw Water Works Main Street Eutaw AL 35462 35.2 miles from Providence 205-372-3374

Wilcox County Gas District 207 Caldwell Street Camden AL 36726 37.3 miles from Providence 334-682-9446

About Providence Utilities

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

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

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

Electric Utilities

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

Water Utilities

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

Sewer Utilities

Providence 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

Providence 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.