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



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 Paragould in Greene County.


Paragould Light Water 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. 


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.


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. 

Telecommunications Providers:

Paragould Light Water & Cable
1901 Jones Road
Paragould, Arkansas 72450

AT&T Arkansas
723 S. Church Street
Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401

Ritter Communications
2400 Ritter Drive
Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401

Natural Gas

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