Shannon Utilities

Find Shannon 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.

Bessemer Electric & Water Service 1600 1st Avenue North Bessemer AL 35020 4.8 miles from Shannon 205-481-4333

North County Utility 2086 Valleydale Terrace Birmingham AL 35244 5.9 miles from Shannon 205-733-1672

Elba Express Company LLC 569 Brookwood Village Homewood AL 35209 7.2 miles from Shannon 205-802-1294

Southern Natural Gas Company 569 Brookwood Village Homewood AL 35209 7.2 miles from Shannon 205-325-7410

Village Creek Sewer Treatment 1440 Pleasant Hill Road Birmingham AL 35224 8.0 miles from Shannon 205-791-6405

Helena Town Utilities Board 816 Highway 52 West Helena AL 35080 8.1 miles from Shannon 205-663-1673

Alabama Power 2 Industrial Park Drive Pelham AL 35124 8.3 miles from Shannon 800-245-2244

Taw Power Systems Inc 200 Yeager Parkway Pelham AL 35124 8.5 miles from Shannon 205-621-0755

Alabama Power Company 3730 4th Terrace North Birmingham AL 35222 9.9 miles from Shannon 205-591-9555

Birmingham Waterworks Board 3621 Messer Airport Highway Birmingham AL 35222 9.9 miles from Shannon 205-264-9980

Alabaster Water Board 213 1st Street North Alabaster AL 35007 11.5 miles from Shannon 205-663-6155

Birmingham Water Works 4400 Inglenook Lane Birmingham AL 35217 12.8 miles from Shannon 205-841-2775

Tarrant Electric 1604 Pinson Valley Parkway Birmingham AL 35217 13.6 miles from Shannon 205-841-1721

Warrior River Water Authority 22805 Bucksville Road McCalla AL 35111 15.1 miles from Shannon 205-477-5791

Alabama Power Company 744 County Road 87 Calera AL 35040 16.9 miles from Shannon 205-682-0201

Alabama Power 949 Main Street Gardendale AL 35071 17.3 miles from Shannon 800-245-2244

Alabama Power Co 4250 Porter Road Quinton AL 35130 18.9 miles from Shannon 205-488-2877

Glanton Electric Company 1408 Brewster Circle Birmingham AL 35235 19.1 miles from Shannon 205-854-4922

Warrior River Water Authority 523 Belcher Ferry Road Bessemer AL 35023 19.8 miles from Shannon 205-436-3532

Green Pond Water System 19639 Eastern Valley Road Green Pond AL 35074 20.2 miles from Shannon 205-938-9367

About Shannon Utilities

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

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

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

Electric Utilities

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

Water Utilities

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

Sewer Utilities

Shannon 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

Shannon 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.