Yorba Linda Utilities

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

Metropolitan Water District 3972 Valley View Avenue Yorba Linda CA 92886 714-528-7231

Metropolitan Water District 22179 Esperanza Road Yorba Linda CA 92887 714-692-9422

Yorba Linda Water District 4622 Plumosa Drive Yorba Linda CA 92886 714-777-9593

About Yorba Linda Utilities

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

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

Utilities in Yorba Linda, California 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 Yorba Linda 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 Yorba Linda, California

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

Electric Utilities

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

Water Utilities

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

Sewer Utilities

Yorba Linda 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 Orange County waterways.

Natural Gas Utilities

Yorba Linda 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.