The Town of Wheatland operates four enterprises:
- Water / Waste Water
Please Note: ORDINANCE 822 AFTER HOURS CALL OUTS
In order to secure secure services from the Town of Wheatland, residents must place a deposit for utilities on file at Town Hall. Utility deposit rates for the Town of Wheatland are as follows:
|Residential (all electric):||$450.00|
All accounts shall be due in full by the end of the 15th day of the month or there will be an assessed late fee of $10.00/account. All properties that fail to pay their utility bill by the 25th day of the month will be subject to disconnection. If services have been disconnected, your account will be assessed a $50.00 reconnect fee ($100.00 for commercial disconnects) along with all outstanding balances paid in full prior to services being restored (Ordinance 796).
Please see below for specific rate information.
The Town of Wheatland operates and maintains its own electrical substation and distribution system. The electrical department responsibilities are varied but include engineering for system changes and additions, line and service changes, street light maintenance, power line locating and meter installation and testing.
The Town of Wheatland is a member of the Wyoming Municipal Power Agency (WMPA). WMPA is the wholesale electricity provider for 8 public power communities in Wyoming. The citizens of public power communities enjoy local control and ownership of their power.
Water / Waste Water
The Town of Wheatland Water/Waste Water Department employs personnel who are certified by the State of Wyoming D.E.Q. The main responsibility of this department lies with the insurance of clean and uncontaminated water to drink for the Town’s citizens. Additionally responsibilities include:
- Installation and Maintenance of Water/Sewer/Drainage Systems
- Maintenance and Records of Water Meters
- Maintenance of Water Mains and Fire Hydrants
- Continual Water Testing both Potable and Non-Potable Water
- Maintenance of three (3) Above Ground Storage Systems (3,000,000 Gallons of Water)
- Maintenance of two (2) Underground Water Storage Systems (100,000 Gallons of Water)
- Maintenance of Wheatland’s Lagoon System and Holding Ponds
- Maintenance of Eight (8) City Water Wells
- Upkeep of Three (3) Booster Stations and Chlorination Systems