Island County Utilities

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

Admiral Cove Water District 1270 South Rickover Drive Coupeville WA 98239 360-678-3559

Bayview Beach Water District 5492 South Harbor Avenue Freeland WA 98249 360-331-4522

Camano Co-Op Water & Power 994 Gary Lane Camano WA 98282 360-387-7363

Clinton Water District 6437 South Harding Avenue Clinton WA 98236 360-341-5487

Ledgewood Beach Water District 325 Alderwood Street Coupeville WA 98239 360-678-5562

Quality Water Care, Inc. 306 Bambi Drive Camano WA 98282 360-387-7000

South Whidbey Water Services LLC 5421 Woodard Avenue Freeland WA 98249 360-579-1956

About Island County Utilities

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

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

Utilities in Island County, Washington 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 Island County 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 Island County, Washington

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

Electric Utilities

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

Water Utilities

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

Sewer Utilities

Island County 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 Island County waterways.

Natural Gas Utilities

Island County 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.