Waynesboro Utilities

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

American Midstream 595 Ceamon Pittman Road Waynesboro MS 39367 601-671-8800

Chickasawhay Natural Gas District 609 Station Street Waynesboro MS 39367 601-735-0920

Clara Water Association Office 81 Buckatunna Chicora Clara Road Waynesboro MS 39367 601-735-2428

Dixie Electric Power Association 618 Azalea Drive Waynesboro MS 39367 601-735-2072

Hiwanee Water Association 802 Azalea Drive Waynesboro MS 39367 601-735-5249

Merit Energy Co Wayne Hunting Club Road Waynesboro MS 39367 601-735-4139

Mississippi Power Company 807 Azalea Drive Waynesboro MS 39367 601-735-9372

Water Association of Hiwannee 929 Wayne Street Waynesboro MS 39367 601-735-5249

About Waynesboro Utilities

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

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

Utilities in Waynesboro, Mississippi 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 Waynesboro 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 Waynesboro, Mississippi

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

Electric Utilities

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

Water Utilities

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

Sewer Utilities

Waynesboro 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

Waynesboro 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.