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Watertown Utilities

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About Watertown Utilities

Watertown Utilities supplies electricity in Codington County, South Dakota. Watertown Utilities averages 9.17 cents per kilowatt hour charged to their customers for residential electricity, which is 24.94% less than South Dakota's average rate of 12.22 cents and 41.26% less than the US average of 15.61 cents. Roughly 392,743 megawatt hours were sold by the supplier to retail customers in 2022. The megawatt hours sourced by the company primarily came from megawatt hours that they acquired on the wholesale market. They purchased 406,163 megawatt hours on the wholesale market. Their total revenue in 2022 from electricity activities was $32,303,000, with $31,419,000 from retail sales to end users.

The average residential electricity bill for a consumer of Watertown Utilities is $86.24. Electricity production is not part of the Watertown Utilities business model, as they purchase electricity at wholesale rates from other providers to then be resold to their end users.

Energy Loss

All companies who transmit electricity suffer from some amount of energy loss via heat dissipation or alternative factors. Watertown Utilities is no different, as they have a yearly loss of roughly 3.30% of the total electricity they produce. These averages enable us to compare and contrast the numerous suppliers who operate throughout the United States. Watertown Utilities has earned a rank of 436th best out of 3510 companies who report energy loss in the nation and 6th best out of 66 in South Dakota.

Watertown Utilities Rate & Electric Bills

Watertown Utilities residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.111/kWh$0.073/kWh$117.69/mo.$56.43/mo.
221st9.17¢Watertown Utilities' Average residential price per kWh
420th$86.24Average monthly electricity bill for Watertown Utilities' residential customers

Watertown Utilities Overview

  • Company Type:Municipal
  • Headquarters:901 4th Avenue South West
    Watertown, South Dakota 57201
    United States of America
  • Director/Superintendent:Brian Benson

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Energy Loss

Watertown Utilities' energy loss due to business operations.


Total Energy Loss


436 National Rank

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Watertown Utilities State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
South Dakota13,90232,049,00010100%

Watertown Utilities County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Codington County28,28929.50$223.54/mo

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Watertown Utilities FAQ:

Who is the CEO of Watertown Utilities?

Brian Benson is the current CEO of Watertown Utilities.

What is the phone number for Watertown Utilities?

Watertown Utilities' customer service phone number is (605) 882-6233

How much is the average bundled bill for Watertown Utilities customers each month?

Customers of Watertown Utilities pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $86.24.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Watertown Utilities customers?

The average bundled price of electricity for customers of Watertown Utilities is 9.17 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

Nick Reese
Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-08-09