Utilities

Paragould has utility infrastructure for industrial sites and retail available to meet the needs of potential expansion and development.


Paragould Utilities

Electric:

Serving the electrical needs for the City of Paragould is municipal owned Paragould Light Water Cable.

Craighead Electric and Entergy Arkansas serve the electrical needs outside of Paragould in Greene County.


Water:

Paragould Light Water and Cable is constantly focused on providing the citizens of Paragould with the safest drinking water possible.  PLWC produces more than 4 million gallons of well water per day and while other water companies only meet standards and regulations, PLWC goes beyond in producing quality drinking water.

Rural areas in Greene County are served by rural water associations.


Sewer:

Paragould Light Water and Cable's Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) is rated to treat 6 million gallons of water per day (MGD), with an average flow of approximately 3.0 MGD. In 2019, the WWTP plans to install the Schwing Bioset Class A/EQ Lime Stabilization System for the treatment of biosolids.


Telecommunications:

Paragould offers a range of services to fit the needs of any size business.

  • Broadband - Paragould has multiple options to businesses and residential customers.  Paragould Light Water and Cable offers broadband cable modem service throughout the city and AT&T offers DSL service depending on availability.
  • Fiber - Paragould Light, Water and Cable has initiated a Fiber to the Home project that will be offered throughout Paragould. This is a multiyear project and accessibility currently depends on location.  Ritter Communications & Suddenlink Communications can both offer fiber depending on various criteria including physical location, easements, etc.
  • Wireless - 3G, 4G and 4G LTE coverage across Paragould is provided by AT&T, Sprint and Verizon Wireless.

 

Telecommunication Providers:

Paragould Light Water & Cable
1901 Jones Road
Paragould, Arkansas 72450
870-239-7700
www.paragould.com

AT&T Arkansas
723 S. Church Street
Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401
1-800-499-7928
www.att.com

Ritter Communications
2400 Ritter Drive
Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401
870-336-3434
www.getritter.info

Suddenlink Communications
1520 South Caraway Road
Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401
870-935-3615
www.suddenlink.com


Natural Gas

Natural Gas is provided in Paragould by CenterPoint Energy, 3013 Ole Feed House Road, Jonesboro, Arkansas  72404  800-992-7552