Somerville Utilities

Find Somerville 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.

Joe Wheeler Electric Membership Corporation 700 Sparkman Street Northwest Hartselle AL 35640 8.2 miles from Somerville 256-773-0251

Hartselle Utilities 1010 Sparkman Street Northwest Hartselle AL 35640 8.3 miles from Somerville 256-773-3340

Madison Water and Wastewater Services 101 Ray Sanderson Road Madison AL 35758 15.7 miles from Somerville 256-772-0253

North Alabama Gas District 108 Church Street Madison AL 35758 16.0 miles from Somerville 256-772-0227

Calpine Corporation 2024 Alabama 20 Decatur AL 35601 16.4 miles from Somerville 256-301-6500

East Cullman Water System Inc. 64 Wesley Avenue North Cullman AL 35058 16.6 miles from Somerville 256-796-5828

Joppa Hulaco And Ryan Water Authority 15689 Alabama 69 Joppa AL 35087 17.7 miles from Somerville 256-586-5974

VAW Water System Inc 11802 University of North Alabama Highway Vinemont AL 35179 18.0 miles from Somerville 256-734-2413

North Alabama Gas District 101 Manitoba Boulevard Madison AL 35758 19.2 miles from Somerville 256-722-3803

North Alabama Gas District 13263 Dupree Worthey Road Harvest AL 35749 19.5 miles from Somerville 256-233-2610

Arab Water Works 526 Cullman Road Arab AL 35016 19.7 miles from Somerville 256-586-3159

Arab Electric Cooperative 331 South Brindlee Mountain Parkway Arab AL 35016 19.9 miles from Somerville 256-586-3196

Marshall County Gas District 231 North Main Street Arab AL 35016 19.9 miles from Somerville 256-586-8303

Union Grove Utility Board 3680 Union Grove Road Union Grove AL 35175 20.5 miles from Somerville 256-753-2211

Owens Cross Roads Water Authority Strickland Avenue Owens Cross Roads AL 35763 21.0 miles from Somerville 256-725-4203

Wheeler Basin Natural Gas Company 3960 County Road 434 Moulton AL 35650 21.2 miles from Somerville 256-974-9023

Huntsville Utilities 112 Spragins Avenue Northwest Huntsville AL 35801 21.7 miles from Somerville 256-535-1200

North Alabama Gas District 17256 Love Branch Road Toney AL 35773 24.2 miles from Somerville 256-232-5432

Athens Utilities-Electric And Gas 508 South Jefferson Street Athens AL 35611 25.0 miles from Somerville 256-233-8750

Limestone County Water and Sewer Authority 17218 U.s. 72 Athens AL 35611 25.6 miles from Somerville 256-233-6444

About Somerville Utilities

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

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

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

Electric Utilities

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

Water Utilities

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

Sewer Utilities

Somerville 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

Somerville 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.