Utility Services

Utility Services provided in the City of Tahlequah are entities separate from the City of Tahlequah. The Utility Services agencies operate under their own boards and do not fall under the City of Tahlequah. 

Electric and Water 

Most Tahlequah residents will receive their utilities from Tahlequah Public Works Authority. TPWA plans, funds and administers the operations of the Authority to provide reasonably priced and affordable electric, water distribution, water treatment, wastewater collection, wastewater treatment services and street, security and traffic lighting. The authority also provides the billing for City of Tahlequah Stormwater Management along with the set up and billing for City of Tahlequah Solid Waste.    

Another utility company that some Tahlequah residents may be within their coverage area is Lake Region Electric Cooperative, which offers electric and high-speed internet service.  

Natural Gas 

Northeast Oklahoma Public Facilities Authority provides natural gas services. For more than 60 years, NOPFA has successfully operated its natural gas system, today it continues its mission to bring natural gas and compressed natural gas to those who desire to utilize its benefits.