The City of Rector provides water utility services. Other amenities such as cable, telephone, internet, sanitation and gas services are provided by third party suppliers.
Rector Water Department
For information concerning the city's water and sewer click here for contact information.
Members of the utilities staff include:
Administration -- David Freeman, mayor; Kim Romine, water department office manager; Betty Benson, administrative assistant.
Water/Sewer Maintenance -- Todd Watson (superintendent), Brad Green and Jerry Mansfield.
Street Dept. Maintenance -- Todd Watson (superintendent), David Jones & Matt Vaughn.
The city maintains a modern water/sewer system with three deep wells, a 250,000-gallon storage tank and a lagoon/sand-filter sanitation system. Additionally, the city recently purchased several generators to maintain the water/sewer system in the event of an emergency, as well as provide electricity for the city hall and community center.
Jerome Alford of Bond Engineering in West Memphis has served for many years as the city's engineer.
Other Service Providers
Telephone -- CenturyTel, headquartered in Monroe, La.; residential, 1-800-201-4099; business, 1-800-201-4102; repair, 1-800-824-2877; high-speed internet, 1-800-809-1410; dial-up internet, 1-888-872-7313.
Cable -- NewWave Communications, headquartered in Sikeston, Mo.; 1-888-863-9928; area office, 216 East Main, Piggott, AR.
Electrical -- Entergy Arkansas, headquartered in Blytheville; customer service/emergencies, 1-800-368-3749; power outages, 1-800-968-8243; area office, 221 SW 2nd, Walnut Ridge, AR, 870-886-3521.
Natural Gas -- SourceGas, headquartered in Lakewood, Colorado. Local office is 533 N. 10th Street, Blytheville, AR 72316-0267:emergencies (day), 1-800-563-0012.
Solid Waste -- Shelton Sanitation, P.O. Box 328, Rector, AR 72461, phone 870-597-2000.