Rutledge Utilities

Find Rutledge 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.

Luverne Utilities 65 6th Street Luverne AL 36049 2.3 miles from Rutledge 334-335-5308

Southeast Alabama Gas District 47 Forest Avenue Luverne AL 36049 2.3 miles from Rutledge 334-335-5049

Covington Electric Co-Op Inc South Main Street Brantley AL 36009 10.9 miles from Rutledge 334-527-3263

South Alabama Electric Co-Op Lapine Highway Lapine AL 36046 16.4 miles from Rutledge 334-537-9143

Quint-Mar Water Authority 642 Meriwether Trail Lapine AL 36046 16.7 miles from Rutledge 334-537-9612

Water Works & Sewer Board Elm Lane Greenville AL 36037 18.7 miles from Rutledge 334-382-6663

Southeast Alabama Gas District Cedar Street Greenville AL 36037 20.0 miles from Rutledge 334-382-2643

Troy Utilities Department 306 East Academy Street Troy AL 36081 20.3 miles from Rutledge 334-566-2130

Pioneer Electric Cooperative 300 Herbert Street Greenville AL 36037 20.4 miles from Rutledge 334-382-6636

Southeast Alabama Gas District 310 East Walnut Street Troy AL 36081 20.4 miles from Rutledge 334-566-0430

Alabama Power 400 Greenville Bypass Greenville AL 36037 20.7 miles from Rutledge 334-383-1727

Alabama Power Company 400 Greenville Bypass Greenville AL 36037 20.7 miles from Rutledge 800-245-2244

Ramer Water Co Inc 151 Johnny Shirley Road Ramer AL 36069 22.8 miles from Rutledge 334-562-3333

South Alabama Electric Cooperative 13192 U.s. 231 Troy AL 36081 23.4 miles from Rutledge 334-566-2060

Pike County Water Authority 13102 U.s. 231 Troy AL 36081 23.5 miles from Rutledge 334-566-1933

South East Alabama Gas District Coleman Street Fort Deposit AL 36032 25.0 miles from Rutledge 334-227-8347

Elba Electric Department 300 Buford Street Elba AL 36323 25.5 miles from Rutledge 334-897-2261

Alabama Power 402 Meeting Avenue Georgiana AL 36033 26.7 miles from Rutledge 800-245-2244

Elba Hydroelectric Power Inc 500 County Road 411 Elba AL 36323 27.8 miles from Rutledge 334-897-0107

Southeast Alabama Gas District 126 South A Graham Boulevard Brundidge AL 36010 28.6 miles from Rutledge 334-735-2789

About Rutledge Utilities

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

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

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

Electric Utilities

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

Water Utilities

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

Sewer Utilities

Rutledge 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

Rutledge 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.