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Utilities Law Lawyers In Waukesha Wisconsin

Waukesha is a city in and the county seat of Waukesha County, Wisconsin, in the Upper Midwest region of the United States. As of the 2008 population estimate, Waukesha had a total population of 68,008, and was the largest community in the county. The city is located adjacent to the Town of Waukesha. Milwaukee County is due east of Waukesha County. In 2006, Money magazine ranked Waukesha 36th on its list of the "100 Best Places to Live", in the United States. In 2007 America's Promise ranked Waukesha one of the "100 Best Communities for Young People" in the United States. Waukesha is home to the Episcopal monastery of the Order of Julian of Norwich.

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.