First Utility Board in the State with Certification

CLARKSDALE, Monday, January 29, 2018 – The Clarksdale Public Utilities (CPU) Commission is the first municipal utility governing board in the state of Mississippi to have all of its members to be certified by and to graduate from the American Public Power Association (APPA) Public Utility Governance Certification Program. In fact, the Clarksdale Commission is…

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 necessary 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…

CPYou: January 2018

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Streamlined Service

[vc_row 0=””][vc_column 0=””][vc_column_text 0=””]The employees of Clarksdale Public Utilities are constantly evaluating how to better serve customers. It is the focus of the leadership to “always take the initiative and ownership to help, protect and serve customers, employees and our community.” We are continuing to work to streamline the service to our customers at our…