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West Palm Beach Utilities Guide

West Palm Beach, Florida is similar to a luxury, European resort town, but with continual sunshine and located conveniently in the States. It is filled with palm trees on every street and property. Top retail brand shopping districts and chic boutique clothing lines which feature unique Florida designers and global designers. Waterfront homes, vacation residences, single family homes, luxury condos and town homes help to make up the many eclectic communities of West Palm Beach.

The City of West Palm Beach provides global entertainment, parks which line coastal beaches, protected preserves and the amazing Florida Everglades. It takes innovative utility giants to keep West Palm Beach up and running year round, 24/7. The water, electric, gas, wastewater and program industry in West Palm Beach has been lauded for its conservation and eco-environmental solutions. The main utility companies that keep West Palm Beach supplied with quality water, cost effective electricity, economical gas and propane, include:

West Palm Beach Utilities Guide

1. Water: The Public Utilities Administration

The Public Utilities Administration (“PUC”) oversees the Water Treatment Plant, which supplies healthy fluoridated water to the City of West Palm Beach. It also provides water services to the town of Palm Beach, South Palm Beach, the City of Lake Worth, and the City of Riviera Beach. All of the communities are serviced through 500 miles of pipelines. The Water Treatment Plant operates under the regulations of the EPA and the State of Florida. The main water source is drawn from East Clear Lake, where it is treated. Six pumping stations help to supply the cities and towns in the West Palm Beach area, where it is stored, filtered and distributed. The distribution is handled by The Water Distribution Division of the Water Treatment Plant and the PUC. The Water Distribution Division is responsible for continual flowing water when residents, commercial businesses, services, and industries, turn on their taps. Seasonal flow testing and maintenance is performed to remove sediments and unwanted minerals.

401 Clematis Street at City Center | (561) 822-1300

2. Electricity, Natural Gas and Propane: Florida Public Utilities

The Florida Public Utilities Company (“FPU”) is the supplying entity for electricity, propane, and natural gas to all residents throughout Florida. The FPU believes in educating their customers on cost saving and efficient ways to save energy and money. They offer rebates, incentives, value-added services, and free energy check ups. The State of Florida is environmentally conscientious, therefore the utility services that are provided by their energy partners, use earth-friendly solutions. The Florida Public Utilities Company retains its brand name, but it was acquired by a long time partner, the Chesapeake Utilities Company.

Propane Gas is also provided through the Florida Public Utilities Company which is an additional source of energy used by many residential, commercial businesses and local industries. Propane gas is listed as a quality source of energy, in the Clean Air Act. It can be used anywhere and at anytime, for example, if power is lost, a propane tank-style water heater, can keep a residence operating automatically. Propane is many dependable and reliable uses, plus it is a domestic form of energy.

1015 Sixth Street NW, Winter Haven | Natural Gas and Electricity: (855) 523-3075 | Propane: (855) 538-4530

3. Wastewater Operations: The Public Utilities Administration

West Palm Beach wastewater system, reuses treated wastewater to refresh the aquifer and enhance its wetlands, through the City's water supply. The wetlands are Florida's habitat environment for native animals and plants. Water that flows around and through the wetlands is organically filtered. The City's wastewater treatment system covers organic materials from toilets and kitchen disposals. It also treats water from sediments and industrial waste, all of which are returned as quality drinking and useable water.

401 Clematis Street at City Center | (561) 822-1300

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