This Guy is a Thief

Space heaters can be expensive to run and are generally less efficient than central heating units. However, if you are usually in a single room of the house during the winter and do not want to heat up the entire home, then a space heater can cost less to operate. You can lower the temperature…

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…

Finding More Ways to Serve

  At its regular meeting on Tuesday, the Clarksdale Public Utilities Commission had a discussion about payment options and avenues available to customers of the utility. Steve Reed, CFO, suggested that the utility continue to find ways to better serve customers, including off-site bill payment and off-hours bill payment. Currently, options for payment after hours…

Notice of Special Called Meeting

NOTICE OF SPECIAL CALLED MEETING Pursuant to the call of the undersigned Chairman, a Special Meeting of the Clarksdale Public Utilities Commission will be held in the first floor Conference Room, 416 Third Street, Clarksdale, Mississippi at 4:30 P.M. on Wednesday, December 13, 2017, for the purpose of Mayor’s request for resignation and related matters,…