All of your utilities, including electric, water/trash, natural gas, and cable TV, will be provided by the providers listed below. To learn more about how to use their services and manage your account, give them a call or go to their website.


AEP Ohio (American Electric Power)
Phone: 800-672-2231

Reliable. In a word, that describes our century-old history of service to Ohioans. We put into your hands the power to meet challenges today and to create possibilities in the future. We deliver power to warm homes, feed families, light schools, run offices and operate factories. Backed by a support team in Gahanna, Ohio, our army of engineers and lineworkers energize communities and local economies, while creating boundless opportunities for 1.5 million Ohioans.

Buckeye Rural:

For more than 70 years, Buckeye REC has provided electricity to homes, farms, and businesses in the southeastern area of the state known as the “Ohio Appalachians.” This is one of the most scenic parts of Ohio, noted for rolling hills and mountains bordered by the Ohio River.

Glouster Water & Electric:

The Village of Glouster is a local municipality providing residential and commercial water and electric access in areas of Glouster, Ohio.

South Central Power:

Our cooperative exists to deliver safe, reliable electric service that adds value to the lives of our members.

Natural Gas:

Columbia Gas of Ohio
Phone: 800-344-4077

We’re one of Ohio’s leading energy companies, with nearly 1,000 employees dedicated to providing customers with the services they need every day. Headquartered in Columbus, we are the largest provider of natural gas service in the state. We’re one of the six energy delivery companies of NiSource, who together provide essential natural gas and electric service to nearly 4 million customers.

Propane / Fuel Oil:

BFS Petroleum
Phone: 740-593-7340

BFS Petroleum currently operates a network of 18 bulk fuel terminals spread throughout West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Ohio. Whether you are a commercial, industrial, municipal, agricultural, or residential customer, BFS Petroleum has the superior products, competitive pricing, and experienced staff to meet your needs and expectations through our expansive services.

Rutland Bottle Gas
Phone: 800-837-8217

Rutland Bottle Gas is primarily a supplier of propane to residential customers. Of the company’s over 8,500 accounts, approximately 90% are residential. These residential customers are spread out over 18 counties in Ohio and 8 in West Virginia. The majority of these accounts are in remote, rural areas where natural gas has never been, and more than likely will never be, an option. Many residential customers prefer gas heat because it is easier and more efficient than wood and cheaper than electric.

Water, Sewer, Trash, Recycling: City of Athens Residents ONLY

Phone: 740-592-3347

The Utilities Billing Office of the City of Athens is an essential part of making your transition a positive one. Customers get monthly combined utility bills for water, sewer, sanitation, and recycling services from Utilities Billing.

Water and Sewer

Albany Water and Sewer
Phone: 740-797-3235

Village of Albany water and sewer services are available to village of Albany residents only.

Amesville Water & Wastewater
Phone: 740-448-2411

The goal of Amesville Water Department is to provide clean and safe drinking water for the Village.

Chauncey Water and Sewer
Phone: 740-767-2558

Chauncey Water and Sewer serves the Chauncey Area only.

Nelsonville Water and Sewer
Phone: 740-753-2151

Nelsonville water and sewer services are available to city of Nelsonville residents only.

The Plains Water and Sewer
Phone: 740-797-3235

The Plains water and sewer services are available to city of The Plains residents only.

Cable and/or Internet:

Phone: 877-463-0677

At Charter [Spectrum], we connect our customers to superior communications and entertainment products with the highest quality service. From Spectrum Internet Gig and our path to 10G, to Advanced Home Wi-Fi and Spectrum Mobile, our fast and secure broadband network powers the future.

Phone and/or Internet:

Phone: 888-808-0959

Frontier Internet plans deliver the data you need. Frontier has internet plans designed for what you love to do online.

Rural Internet:

Phone: 877-862-9343

CenturyLink has service in 36 states, covering more than 16% of U.S. households, or around 52 million people. Their DSL internet is available in all CenturyLink serviceable areas, fiber optic service is available to about 30% of people in CenturyLink service areas, and bundles with DIRECTV and home phone packages are also widely available.

New Era Broadband
Phone: 740-992-0620

Serving Internet to Meigs County, Ohio and beyond. Providing TV, Video Monitoring, Security to the Mid-Ohio Valley!

Trash and Recycling Services

Athens-Hocking Recycling Centers
Phone: 740-594-5312

Athens-Hocking Recyling Centers is a 501c3 nonprofit organization. OUR ​MISSION: Collect and process recyclable materials in the greater southeast Ohio area in order to create a cleaner, safer, and better place to live.

Trash ONLY

Smith Hauling
Phone: 740-797-2680

Smith Hauling is a family owned business and has been serving the Albany and surrounding area’s refuse needs since 1988. Kenny Smith started the business after being a meat cutter for over 20 years. It was his dream to own his own business and with hard work and dedication, he accomplished that.

Bateman’s Refuse
Phone: 740-797-2680

Based out of Millfield, Bateman’s Refuse Hauling Service is a garbage removal specialist that offers appliance recycling, junk removal and more.

Phone: 800-828-8171

For nearly a century, the Rumpke Family has operated one of the nation’s largest waste and recycling companies providing residential and commercial trash and recycling services to Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana and West Virginia. Keeping your hometown clean is our job. Innovation to preserve the planet is our mission.


Le-Ax Water
Phone: 740-594-0123

Le-Ax Water District derives its name from Lee and Alexander Townships in western Athens County. Le-Ax was formed in 1968 to provide safe drinking water to the Village of Albany and 250 families in the surrounding area. Today, Le-Ax serves the Village of Albany, plus 6,900 customers in 17 townships in 4 counties.

Sunday Creek Valley Water District
Phone: 740-797-2566

Sunday Creek Valley Water District serves the Millfield Area primarily

Tuppers Plains Chester Water District (TPCWD)
Phone: 740-985-3315

The Water District was created December 31, 1966. We are a Non-Profit Government Entity of Ohio formed under 6119 Ohio Revised Code. The District is governed by a five-member board elected by the customers and each one serves a three year term. We serve a population of approximately 13,850 people with right around 600 miles of water line installed to 5400 homes in Meigs and Athens Counties.

Burr Oak Water District (TPCWD)
Phone: 740-767-2558

Welcome to the Burr Oak Regional Water District! Since 1959, our Water District has provided a safe drinking water supply to over 38,000 residents located in areas of Athens, Hocking, Morgan, and Perry Counties. The district looks forward to continuing to supply water to our customers and expanding our services to underserved areas in rural Southeastern Ohio.