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Utilities Law Lawyers In Wellington Nevada

Wellington (also Wellingtons or Wellingtons Station) is an unincorporated small town in southwestern Lyon County, Nevada, United States. It lies along State Route 208 and southwest of the city of Yerington, the county seat of Lyon County. Its elevation is 4,836 feet (1,474 m), and it is located at about (38.7542160, -119.3729390). It has a resident population of 1103 as of 2009, and has a post office, with the ZIP code of 89444. , health clinic with dental services, a grocery-gas station, a complete public school (K-12), historical society and volunteer fire department within the town limits. Three Protestant churches are in or near the town as well. There are no industries or corporate offices. It is in Smith Valley, for which it serves as the source of essential services, and very close to the town of Smith itself.

What is utilities law?

Public utilities provide electric, gas, water or telephone service to customers in a specified area. Utilities have a duty to provide safe and adequate service on reasonable terms to anyone who lives within the service area on without discriminating between customers. Because most utilities operate in near monopolistic conditions, they can be heavily regulated by local, state, and federal authorities. Generally, the local and state agencies are called Public Service Commissions (PSC) or Public Utility Commissions (PUC). Municipal Utilities and Rural Electric Cooperatives may be unregulated though.