Watertown Utilities

About Watertown Utilities

Watertown Utilities supplies electricity to 6 cities throughout the state of South Dakota. A total of 13,350 customers (101 industrial accounts, 2,473 commercial accounts and 10,776 residential accounts) receive electricity from the company. Consumers of Watertown Utilities are charged an average residential electricity rate of 9.03 cents per kilowatt hour, resulting in the provider ranking 7th out of 74 providers in the state and 301st out of 2922 in the country. They sold 373,266 megawatt hours through retail sales in 2020. The electricity sourced by the company is made up primarily of megawatt hours they purchased via the wholesale market. This category comprises 100.00% of the total electricity sourced. In 2020, the company earned 97.43% of their revenue from retail electricity sales to end users. Their total revenue from electricity activities was $30,797,000.

The average monthly residential electric bill for a customer of Watertown Utilities is $83.64 per month. Patrons of the supplier pay 33.71% less compared to the rest of the state. The supplier does not have ownership in any power facilities and all of the power that they sell to their customers must be purchased from other suppliers.

Energy Loss

All companies who transmit electricity suffer from some amount of energy loss via heat dissipation or other factors. Watertown Utilities is not an exception, as they have a yearly loss of about 3.76% of the aggregate electricity they transmit. This percentage of energy lost gives them a rank of 566th best out of 3510 suppliers who report energy loss in the country.

Watertown Utilities Rate & Electric Bills

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.111/kWh$0.073/kWh$117.69/mo.$58.93/mo.
301st9.03¢Watertown Utilities's Average residential price per kWh
549th$83.64Average monthly electric bill for Watertown Utilities's residential customers

Watertown Utilities Overview

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

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Energy provider of the year for South Dakota, Mid-Sized Provider Category
Lowest Residential Electricity Rate
South Dakota, Mid-Sized Provider Category
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Energy provider of the year for South Dakota, Mid-Sized Provider Category
Top 3 Lowest Average Residential Monthly Bill
South Dakota, Mid-Sized Provider Category
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Energy provider of the year for South Dakota, Mid-Sized Provider Category
Lowest Residential Electricity Rate
South Dakota, Mid-Sized Provider Category
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Energy Loss

Watertown Utilities's energy loss due to business operations.

-3.76%

Total Energy Loss

14,596MWh

566 National Rank

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Watertown Utilities State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
South Dakota13,35030,313,00010100%

Watertown Utilities County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Codington County28,009710.06$166.31/mo

Cities Watertown Utilities Has Coverage

  • Florence, SD
  • Henry, SD
  • Kranzburg, SD
  • South Shore, SD
  • Wallace, SD
  • Watertown, SD

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

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Watertown Utilities FAQ:

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

Currently, the average monthly bundled electric bill for customers of Watertown Utilities is $83.64. The South Dakota average bundled bill is $123.40 and the United States average is $123.40.

What is the phone number for Watertown Utilities?

The Watertown Utilities phone number is (605) 882-6233.

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

Watertown Utilitiess current average bundled electricity rate is 9.03 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average South Dakota bundled rate of 12.18 cents and the average national rate of 13.26 cents.

What cities does Watertown Utilities offer service to?

Watertown Utilities serves 6 cities in the US including, South Dakota.

Who is the CEO of Watertown Utilities?

The current CEO of Watertown Utilities is Brian Benson.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2022-01-02