Shorter Utilities

Find Shorter 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.

Alabama Rural Electric Association of Cooperatives 340 Technacenter Drive Montgomery AL 36117 9.5 miles from Shorter 334-215-2737

Alabama Power Company 303 Gilmer Avenue Tallassee AL 36078 9.9 miles from Shorter 800-245-2244

Dixie Electric Cooperative 9100 Atlanta Highway Montgomery AL 36117 10.3 miles from Shorter 334-288-1163

Wall Street Water Authority 5059 Notasulga Road Tallassee AL 36078 12.2 miles from Shorter 334-283-5002

Eclectic Water Works & Sewer 507 Main Street Eclectic AL 36024 15.9 miles from Shorter 334-541-2840

Alabama Power Company 400 South Main Street Wetumpka AL 36092 16.0 miles from Shorter 800-245-2244

Tuskegee Utilities Board 101 Fonville Street Tuskegee AL 36083 16.3 miles from Shorter 334-724-2133

Utilities Board of Tuskegee 101 Fonville Street Tuskegee AL 36083 16.3 miles from Shorter 334-724-1294

Central Alabama Electric Cooperative 637 Coosa River Parkway Wetumpka AL 36092 17.2 miles from Shorter 334-567-8855

Montgomery Gas Producer LLC 115 Division Street Montgomery AL 36104 20.3 miles from Shorter 334-265-6807

Central Elmore Water Sewer Authority 65 Lake Point Road Eclectic AL 36024 21.2 miles from Shorter 334-541-4956

Snowdoun Water System Inc 8200-8402 Alabama 9 Montgomery AL 36105 22.7 miles from Shorter 334-281-6949

Elmore Water Authority Alabama 14 Elmore AL 36025 22.7 miles from Shorter 334-285-6109

Walnut Hill Water Authority 7791 Alabama 50 Dadeville AL 36853 22.8 miles from Shorter 256-825-9841

Tri Community Water System 2630 Main Street Millbrook AL 36054 22.9 miles from Shorter 334-285-4267

Union Springs Utilities Board 134 North Prairie Street Union Springs AL 36089 23.8 miles from Shorter 334-738-3115

Union Springs Utilities Shed 202 Holcombe Avenue Union Springs AL 36089 24.0 miles from Shorter 334-738-2212

Dixie Electric Co-Op 402 Blackmon Avenue Union Springs AL 36089 24.0 miles from Shorter 334-738-2500

Loachapoka Water Authority 4742 Lee Road 66 Auburn AL 36832 24.8 miles from Shorter 334-887-3329

Holtville Water System Inc. 10048 Holtville Road Deatsville AL 36022 25.5 miles from Shorter 334-569-2105

About Shorter Utilities

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

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

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

Electric Utilities

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

Water Utilities

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

Sewer Utilities

Shorter 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

Shorter 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.