Taft Utilities

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

Water Works & Sewer Board 26691 1st Street Ardmore AL 35739 7.4 miles from Taft 256-423-6161

Ardmore Water System 30010 Ardmore Avenue Ardmore AL 35739 7.7 miles from Taft 256-423-1836

Lincoln County Board of Public Utilities 2863 Huntsville Highway Fayetteville TN 37334 8.7 miles from Taft 931-433-2259

South Giles Utility District 8114 Elkton Pike Prospect TN 38477 10.2 miles from Taft 931-468-2875

Harvest-Monrovia Water Authority 9131 Wall Triana Highway Harvest AL 35749 11.3 miles from Taft 256-837-1132

Fayetteville Public Utilities 408 College Street West Fayetteville TN 37334 12.2 miles from Taft 931-433-3394

Fayetteville Public Utilities 2151 Thornton Taylor Parkway Fayetteville TN 37334 12.2 miles from Taft 931-433-3037

Fayetteville Public Utilities 171 Eldad Road Fayetteville TN 37334 12.7 miles from Taft 931-433-1147

North Alabama Gas District 17256 Love Branch Road Toney AL 35773 14.7 miles from Taft 256-232-5432

Limestone County Water Authority 17762 Lott Road Elkmont AL 35620 16.2 miles from Taft 256-732-3153

Lincoln County Public Utility 27 Smith Lane Flintville TN 37335 16.5 miles from Taft 931-937-0107

North Alabama Gas District 13263 Dupree Worthey Road Harvest AL 35749 19.2 miles from Taft 256-233-2610

Athens Gas Department 1806 Wilkinson Street Athens AL 35611 19.2 miles from Taft 256-232-1440

Madison County Water Department 266 Shields Road Huntsville AL 35811 19.5 miles from Taft 256-746-2888

North Alabama Gas District 101 Manitoba Boulevard Madison AL 35758 19.7 miles from Taft 256-722-3803

Athens Utilities-Electric And Gas 508 South Jefferson Street Athens AL 35611 21.1 miles from Taft 256-233-8750

Huntsville Utilities 112 Spragins Avenue Northwest Huntsville AL 35801 21.4 miles from Taft 256-535-1200

Fairview Utility District 510 South 1st Street Pulaski TN 38478 21.5 miles from Taft 931-424-6625

Pulaski Electric System 128 South 1st Street Pulaski TN 38478 21.6 miles from Taft 931-363-2522

City of Pulaski Water Department 610 South 4th Street Pulaski TN 38478 21.7 miles from Taft 931-363-0206

About Taft Utilities

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

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

Utilities in Taft, Tennessee 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 Taft 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 Taft, Tennessee

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

Electric Utilities

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

Water Utilities

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

Sewer Utilities

Taft 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

Taft 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.