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Watonga Electric Rate Survey
July 2020
According to the U. S. Energy Information Administration, as of April 2020, the average price of electricity to end-use residential customers was 10.28 cents per kilowatt hour in Oklahoma.  Only four states--Washington, Idaho, Louisiana, and North Dakota--were cheaper.  The average for commercial customers in Oklahoma was 11.17.

Watonga's current rates are 10.30 cents for residential and 10.30 cents for commercial customers.

Larry Mitchell, City Manager

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May 2020
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The light and water department serves more than 1,500 customers, delivering water and power to homes and businesses. The department also is responsible for operating and maintaining the city’s sanitary sewer system and treatment plant.

The department is composed of 12 employees. Three administrative personnel ensure efficient operations and quality customer service while the remaining nine staff members maintain the electrical, water and sewage system infrastructure. The city operates two water towers and maintains a citywide electrical distribution system.

Watonga is a member of the Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority, which obtains energy from a variety of power generation sources and delivers it to the city’s distribution system.

Questions or concerns about the city’s utility services can be addressed by contacting the Light and Water Department at 580-623-7353 or write us at:

PO Box 280
Watonga, OK 73772

Please note: Office hours are 8:00 to 5:00 with new PUBLIC ACCESS hours 8:30 to 4:30.

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Notice:  Nitrate level for this quarter is 9.64 mg/liter which is below the legal limit of 10 mg/liter.  For more information, contact Warren Rice, Light and Water Superintendent at


Light and Water Superintendent

Warren Rice