Utilities

Our infrastructure and utilities in Mississippi County are geared for large industry. Our water capacity is above average, our energy rates are below average, and our communications providers are ready to connect you with anything your company needs. Here are some specifics about our utilities in the county. Reach out to our staff if you have any additional questions or need more information.

Electricity

Industrial power rates in Mississippi County are very competitive, ranging from 4¢ to 6¢ per KWH.

Hydropower, solar and other renewables provide nearly 10% of Arkansas’ net electricity generation according to an analysis by the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

Entergy Arkansas LLC

Entergy Arkansas has operated in Arkansas since 1914 and currently serves more than 700,000 customers in 62 of Arkansas’ 75 counties, offering some of the most affordable rates and cleanest electricity the country with more than 70% low- or no-carbon generation.

Mississippi County Electric Cooperative, Inc.

Since Mississippi County Electric Co-op is a nonprofit and member-owned, Capital Credits that account for any profit from the operations are credited back to members.

Osceola Municipal Light & Power

Continuously operating since 1912, Osceola Municipal Light and Power is the only municipal electric utility in Mississippi County. Long-term investment and preventative maintenance help to assure stable and competitive electricity prices. 

NATURAL GAS

Black Hills Energy

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WATER

City of Blytheville Water Works

  • Daily treatment capacity: 6.0 million GPD

  • Peak consumption: 5.0 million GPD

  • Surplus capacity: 2.0 million GPD

  • Storage capacity: 1.6 million gallons

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City of Osceola Water

  • Daily treatment capacity: 3.0 million GPD

  • Maximum daily demand: 2.06 million gallons

  • Minimum daily demand: 1.06 million gallons

  • Average daily demand: 1.75 million gallons

  • Storage capacity: 1.85 million gallons

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City of Manila Water

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WASTEWATER

City of Blytheville Wastewater Department

  • Type of system: UV

  • System capacity: 6,000,000 GPD - new treatment system in planning phase will enable capacity increase to 8,000,000 GPD

  • Surplus capacity: 3,000,000 GPD

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City of Osceola Wastewater Department

  • Type of system: 4 cell lagoon system that covers 68 acres

  • Daily flow: 2.5 million gallons per day

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City of Manila Sewer

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SOLID WASTE

Waste Pro

4406 Kentucky Ave, Blytheville, AR 72315 - (870) 293-3076

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Mississippi County Landfill

1695 E County Rd 506, Luxora, AR 72358 - (870) 658-2407

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