Utilities & Services

Electric Power Providers
Name/Phone Services
SWEPCO

Electricity provider, residential & commercial.

Smart Source Solar PV Program: Incentives are available for solar PV installations at homes, businesses, and government facilities which receive electric service from SWEPCO. Annual funds limits do apply.Incentives are offered at $2.50 per watt of installed PV capacity or approximately 25 to 30 percent of installed costs. Customers should consult their solar installer for more details.

Source: SWEPCO (www.swepco.com/), as of December 2012

 

Natural Gas Providers
Name/Phone Services
Centerpoint Energy
(800) 259-5544
Provider of natural gas, residential & commercial. Commercial Natural gas: Some examples of current industrial uses of natural gas include on-site generation and commercial heating and cooling. See section on natural gas equipment for more commercial uses of natural gas.
Source: Centerpoint Energy (www.centerpointenergy.com/), as of December 2012

 

Telecom Providers
Name/Phone Services
Windstream Communications
(866) 445-5882
Telecommunications services:
Source: Windstream Communications (www.windstreambusiness.com/), as of December 2012

 

Solid Waste
Nearest Landfill New Boston Landfill
1030 U.S. 82
New Boston, TX 75570
(903) 628-6595
Landfill Capacity 820,800 tons (remaining)
Nearest Hazardous Waste Facility Texarkana Hauling (Waste Management)
2708 W. 7th Street
Texarkana, TX 75501
(903) 794-4111
Special Services
  • Asbestos-Friable
  • Asbestos-Non-Friable
  • Auto Shredder Fluff
  • Biosolids
  • Construction & Demolition Debris
  • Drum Management-Solids
  • E&P Wastes
  • Industrial & Special Waste
  • Municipal Solid Waste
  • Yard Waste
  • Hazardous Waste:
    - Automotive products (antifreeze, fluids, motor oil)
    - Batteries (home and car)
    - Cathode ray tubes (TVs, computer monitors)
    - Fluorescent light bulbs and ballasts
    - Household cleansers
    - Medicines
    - Mercury (thermometers, thermostats)
    - Paints, latex and oil (must be dried)
    - Pesticides
Source: Waste Management, New Boston Landfill, Texarkana Hauling (www.wmsolutions.com/facilities/); January 2013

 

Water Providers
Name/Phone Supply Source Capacity Peak Demand

Texarkana Water Utilities
(903) 798 3800

Texarkana Water Utilities is a joint department of the Cities of Texarkana, Arkansas and Texarkana, Texas whose primary function is to provide water and sewer services to both cities and the surrounding area.

Wright Patman Lake in Bowie County, Texas and Millwood Lake in Little River County, Arkansas

17.75 MG

Ground Storage:
Wright Patman Lake - 9.0 MG
Millwood Lake – 3.25 MG

Elevated Storage:
5.5 MG

26.44 MGD
Source: Texarkana Water Utilities (http://twu.txkusa.org); December 2013

 

Waste Water Treatment
Name/Phone Type of Process Capacity Peak Demand

TexAmericas Center

903.223.9841

Sequencing Batch Reactor 1.5 million/gallons; current usage approximately 250K gallons per day 3.0 million gallons storm surge capacity