CPU Office Re-Opening

FOR THE CONVENIENCE of our customers, CPU is re-opening the west entrance of our main office (the side with the drive through) to two customers at a time. Face masks are required. Our main lobby remains closed until further notice. This renewed access enables residents and business owners to come in Monday – Friday from…

Our Community Must Stay the Course to Beat COVID-19

Curtis D. BoschertGeneral Manager, Clarksdale Public Utilities Curtis D. Boschert is the general manager for Clarksdale Public Utilities, a municipally owned utility serving approximately 6,800 homes and businesses in Clarksdale, Mississippi. Its mission is to safely provide sustainable electric, water and wastewater services in a reliable and courteous manner by well-trained team members, committed to…

CPU Honors Line Workers on National Lineman Appreciation Day

CLARKSDALE – No two workdays are alike for Clarksdale Public Utilities linemen, but every task they perform serves the same purpose — to keep power flowing safely and reliably to customers. On April 18, their role in providing an essential service to utility customers will be recognized during National Lineman Appreciation Day. “Every day, CPU…

CPU Lobby Temporarily Closed to the Public

Out of an abundance of caution and care, Clarksdale Public Utilities is closing its lobby to the public at 416 Third Street until further notice. This decision to close aligns with the latest recommendations for social distancing and limiting gatherings to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Customers may pay bills from their vehicles via…

CPU Prepared to Help Customers Facing Economic Impact of COVID-19

Bill-payment extensions available for customers experiencing financial hardships In response to growing COVID-19 concerns, the Clarksdale Public Utilities Commission voted today to expedite CPU’s process for bill-payment extensions in order to provide relief for customers facing financial hardships. “We at CPU are part of the community we serve, and we promise nothing short of maximum…

Make Sure Safety and Spring Chores Go Hand in Hand

CPU shares tips to protect you and your family from outdoor hazards CLARKSDALE – As temperatures warm up and yards come to life again, Clarksdale residents are spending more time outside. It’s especially noticeable this year since many residents homebound because of the COVID-19 crisis are getting a head start on spring cleaning. Clarksdale Public…

Customers Urged to Pay Bills Remotely as Part of COVID-19 Precautions

CPU offers several payment options to comply with social-distancing guidelines To prioritize public health and safety during the COVID-19 response, Clarksdale Public Utilities encourages customers to avoid visiting CPU’s office to pay bills, if possible, and instead use other convenient payment options that comply with social-distancing guidelines. Customers may pay bills using the kiosk and…

Lower Heating Bills by Using These Energy-Saving Tips

Manage cold-weather energy costs by following a few simple strategies Even though a good part of winter is behind us, late winter and early spring in Mississippi can bring bone-chilling temperatures. Clarksdale Public Utilities wants to help customers manage heating costs by sharing tips to save energy while staying safe and cozy indoors. “Even though…