Sacramento Utilities

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

California American Water 4701 Beloit Drive Sacramento CA 95838 916-568-4200

California Municipal Utilities Association 915 L Street Sacramento CA 95814 916-326-5800

Del Paso Manor Water District 1817 Maryal Drive Sacramento CA 95864 916-487-0419

Del Paso Manor Water District 4268 Lusk Drive Sacramento CA 95864 916-487-0419

Florin County Water District 7090 McComber Street Sacramento CA 95828 916-383-0808

Friant Water Authority 1107 9th Street Sacramento CA 95814 916-346-4165

Metro Water District 1121 L Street Sacramento CA 95814 916-650-2600

Sacramento Area Sewer District 10060 Goethe Road Sacramento CA 95827 916-875-6730

Sacramento County Consolidated Utility Billing and Service 9700 Goethe Road Sacramento CA 95827 916-875-5555

Sacramento Municipal Utility District 6201 S Street Sacramento CA 95817 916-452-3211

Sacramento Power Authority 3215 47th Avenue Sacramento CA 95824 916-391-2993

Sacramento Suburban Water District 3701 Marconi Avenue Sacramento CA 95821 916-972-7171

Sacramento Utilities Department 1395 35th Avenue Sacramento CA 95822 916-808-5454

Sempra Energy 925 L Street Sacramento CA 95814 916-441-4228

Tokay Park Water Company 7920 Lorin Avenue Sacramento CA 95828 916-388-1860

West Coast Gas Company 9203 Beatty Drive Sacramento CA 95826 916-364-4100

About Sacramento Utilities

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

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

Utilities in Sacramento, California 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 Sacramento 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 Sacramento, California

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

Electric Utilities

Sacramento 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, CA. Therefore, transmission and distribution of electricity operates as a monopoly and customers do not have a choice when selecting their Sacramento electric power company. However, the electricity in the Sacramento electric grid may come from numerous suppliers.

Water Utilities

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

Sewer Utilities

Sacramento 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

Sacramento 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.