Asheville Utilities


So you’ve decided to make the move to Asheville! Welcome! The first thing you’ll need to do as a new resident is to set up the utilities for your home. We’ve compiled a list to get you started. Light bulb and gas flame explaining utilities in Asheville


For more information about moving to Asheville and Real Estate in Asheville, contact Mosaic Community Lifestyle Realty.


Green Resources:

Danny’s Dumpster - Danny’s Dumpert is a renewable waste removal company. They offer composting and recycling services for both residential and commercial spaces. They also sell compost for your garden beds. 

Blue Ridge Biofuels - Blue Ridge Biofuels offers an alternative clean-burning renewable energy to petroleum diesel fuel that can be used for oil furnaces. 

GreenBuilt Alliance Directory of Renewable Energy - For a one-stop-shop on using renewable energy to save on heating and cooling costs and to reduce dependence on fossil fuels, check out the GreenBuilt Alliance. Each business featured on the website must meet minimum criteria to be included. 


Natural Gas:

Dominion Energy - Dominion services residential, commercial, and industrial customers in North Central, Piedmont, and Western parts of North Carolina. 



Duke Energy Progress - Duke Energy provides electric power to six states for both residential and commercial businesses. 


Internet, Cable, and Telephone:

Spectrum -  Provides internet, television, and phone set-up and services

AT&T - Provides internet, television, and phone set-up and services

DIRECTV - Provides satellite television, internet, and phone bundles

DISH Network - Provides satellite television


Water, Sewer, Sanitation:

You will need to set up an account with the city of Asheville that will supply you with water, sewer, and sanitation services. Once you open up an account, the city will supply you with a trash and recycling bin. 

Asheville Water Resource Department - Maintains Asheville’s three water treatment plants, 30 pumping stations, and 27 reservoirs

Municipal Waste Services - The city of Asheville manages trash, recycling, and brush services. Garbage is picked up weekly and recycling is picked up bi-weekly.

Buncombe County Landfill - This facility is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays. This facility also accepts recycling.