There’s Water in the Street!

At times residents may notice crews working at fire hydrants and see water running into the street may think that CPU is wasting water. The process of periodically “flushing” fire hydrants, however, is a┬ánecessary preventive maintenance activity. This process is part of a required maintenance program to maintain the integrity of the water system and…

CPU Responds to Emergency Request for Power

CLARKSDALE, Friday, January 19, 2018 – On the evening of Wednesday, January 17, 2018, Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc. (MISO) called Central Louisiana Electric Company (CLECO), which provides regulation and dispatching services for Clarksdale Public Utilities (CPU), with an emergency request for CPU to generate 35 MW of electricity with Units 8 and 9, the…