Utilities & Services

Natural Gas

CenterPoint Energy (Minnegasco) provides natural gas service to the City of Plato. A well-qualified team of marketing, engineering, and construction representatives are ready and able to provide information, analysis, and assistance to existing or potential customers on an individual basis.

Additional resource for information: https://www.saveonenergy.com/centerpoint-energy

To start an account, please call: 1-800-245-2377 or take a look at more information on their website: www.centerpointenergy.com.


Xcel Energy provides electricity to the City of Plato. To start an account, please call: 1-800-895-4999. For more information about Xcel Energy, visit the website is: www.xcelenergy.com.

Garbage & Recycling

Waste Management provides professional, efficient and courteous curbside garbage collection in the City of Plato. To start an account, please call: 1-952-890-1100 or visit the website: www.wm.com

Curbside recycling services are provided by McLeod County through a contract with West Central Sanitation. The new single-sort recycling program was rolled out in May 2015. If you need a recycling container or have questions in regard to the recycling program or pick-up schedule, please contact the McLeod County Solid Waste at 800-335-0575 or visit their website at www.mcleodcountymn.gov/departments/environmental_services/solid_waste

Phone, Cable & Internet

Digital TV and Internet are available from Nuvera. Visit http://www.nuvera.net or call 1-844-354-4111 for information.

Cable and Internet is available from Direct TV. Contact and information at www.direct-deals.com/customer-service.html.

CenturyLink provides phone and internet service to the City of Plato. To start an account please call: 1-888-723-8010. To take a look at services offered from CenturyLink the website is: www.centurylink.com.

ViaSat/Exede Satellite Internet. Their website is: www.viasat.com/internet.

Hughes Net Internet https://internet.hughesnet.com.

Yard Waste Site

City of Plato residents may dispose of yard waste (grass, leaves, brush, etc.) free of charge at the yard waste site located on the east end of 2nd Street NE. This site is for yard waste ONLY.