Environment

The State of Wyoming addresses environmental issues through the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality.

Sheridan County is served by a field office in Sheridan, Wyoming. It is incumbent upon this agency to enforce state and federal (EPA) air and water standards in Sheridan County.

Building permits are processed by the City of Sheridan.  Environmental permits are administered by the Wyoming DEQ.

 

Telecommunications

Sheridan is served by three facilities-based telecommunications providers.

A full range of competitive telecommunications and broadband Internet services are available in Sheridan, Wyoming. Redundant fiber optic connectivity in much of the area assures reliability and quality of service standards often found only in large metropolitan areas.

Advanced Communications Technology (ACT)

Corporate Headquarters

290 North Brooks Street
Sheridan, WY 82801
Telephone: (307) 673-0910
Fax: (307) 673-0911
Web: www.actaccess.net

ACT, a wholly owned subsidiary of Range Telephone Cooperative, has located its corporate headquarters in Sheridan, Wyoming. ACT owns and operates a broadband fiber optic network connecting nearly all communities in northern Wyoming to both Internet and to the nationwide public switched telephone network. ACT offers state of the art voice, video, data and wireless communications services to homes and businesses throughout Wyoming.

Available services include:

  • Digital Local and Long Distance Telephone Services
  • Broadband Internet Access – DSL, Dedicated and Satellite
  • Digital Satellite Television
  • IP Video Conferencing Services
  • Digital Mobile Wireless Solutions
  • Business Telecommunications and Data Systems
  • ISDN-PRI, SONET, Ethernet and dedicated Private Line high capacity data Services.

Collins Communications

3795 Collins Road
Gillette, WY 82718
Telephone: 307-682-5193
Web: http://www.collinscom.net/

“In 1964 Collins Communications began as a small two-way radio shop. Since then we have turned into a communications company proving solutions to everything from security and surveillance systems, telephone systems, two-way radios, managed IT services, business and residential internet services and so much more”

Available services include:

  • Internet Services
  • IT Services
  • Fire Alarm Systems
  • Land Mobile Radio
  • Voice & Data
  • Surveillance & Security

Charter

Corporate Headquarters
400 Atlantic Street
Stamford, CT
General Inquiries: 314.965.0555

Web: www.charter.com

A leading broadband communications company and the fourth-largest cable operator in the United States, Charter today employs more than 21,000 and provides services to more than 5.7 million customers in 29 states. The company is focused on integrating the highest-quality service with clearly superior entertainment and communications products.

Available services include:

  • Digital Television
  • Digital Phone
  • High-Speed Internet

CenturyLink

Corporate Headquarters
Monroe, Louisiana
For general inquiries: 800-475-7526
Web: http://www.centurylink.com/

“As a leading provider of Internet, TV and Voice, CenturyLink works hard to make your services more accessible, more affordable and less complicated. Headquarted in Monroe, Louisiana, CenturyLink is a S&P 500 Company and is included on the Fortune 500 list of America’s largest corporations.”

Available services include:

  • Broadband Internet Access
  • Digital Voice – Local and Long Distance
  • Digital TV Services
  • Wireless

Utilities

Electric Power Suppliers

Montana-Dakota Utilities Co. (City) “provides service to approximately 14,725 electric and 16,800 natural gas customers in 11 communities in the Cowboy State”

Powder River Energy Corp. (Rural) “The power of many for the benefit of all: that’s the philosophy behind Powder River Energy Corporation. We’re proud to be northeastern Wyoming’s preferred energy source, serving more than 12,000 members throughout the region with reliable, efficient, and affordable electric service. As a non-profit Touchstone Energy® Cooperative, we’re a “by-the-people, for-the-people” organization dedicated to being not just a provider, but a true partner. “

Natural Gas Suppliers

Montana-Dakota Utilities Co.

Water

Municipalities: City of Sheridan
Source (Ground): Big Goose Creek

The Big Goose water treatment plant can treat 4.5 million gallons per day and the Sheridan water treatment plant can produce 14 million gallons per day.

Solid Waste

Storm Sewers: Yes
Sanitary Sewer: Yes
Waste Treatment Plant Type: Extended Aeration Activated Sludge
Capacity: 4.4 million gallons per day
Solid Waste Disposal: City owned and operated landfill