CPU Urges Customers to Play It Safe This Spring

Safe work practices can protect you and your family from multiple hazards CLARKSDALE – For many Clarksdale residents, the arrival of spring means planting flowers, trimming trees, cleaning storm gutters and starting home renovation projects. Clarksdale Public Utilities reminds customers that even though these spring-cleaning rituals may seem harmless, many can pose significant safety hazards.…

CPU evolving, but commitment steadfast

CPU evolving, but commitment steadfast When I accepted the role of General Manger of Clarksdale Public Utilities last September, I fully understood the challenges ahead and the responsibilities entrusted to me on behalf of the people of Clarksdale. With over 25 years of direct experience in city government, I am familiar with CPU’s operations as…

CPU Celebrates 120 Years with Bright Future Initiative

Service improvements, new technologies to benefit customers and the community CLARKSDALE – Clarksdale Public Utilities is leading customers and the community toward a brighter future as part of the utility’s 120th anniversary celebration this year. CPU’s Bright Future initiative includes a series of programs and events highlighting the utility’s new strategy to improve service and…

New Phone System

[vc_row full_width_row=”true”][vc_column width=”1/6″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text] New Phone System [/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image=”586″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/6″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Have you ever wanted to make a payment over the phone or know how much your balance is on your bill? Well, now you can. Beginning on May 24, 2018, when you call CPU, you will be greeted by a local, recognizable voice that…

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…

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…