Newsletters

Power Lines Newsletters

The Power Lines newsletter is sent with your electric bill. It contains information about our programs & rates, safety & outage tips, and more.

Click on the month names below to see the print versions, or at the email version links to see the email versions.

December 2017

  • Happy Holidays from Your PUD
  • Energy Assistance is Available
  • Plan Ahead for People on Life Support
  • Benefits of a Heat Pump Water Heater
  • Save Money by Switching to LEDs

2017 Special Calendar Edition

  • Our Customers have Saved $100 Million
  • Office Hours Changing
  • How We Restore Power During Outages
  • What to Do & Avoid During a Storm

November 2017

  • 5 Tips for Holiday Lighting
  • Tax Credits Ending
  • What to Do If You Lose Power
  • How We Restore Power
  • Stay Away from Downed Power Lines
  • Plan Ahead for People on Life Support

October 2017

  • Our Office Hours Are Changing
  • Vote in our Calendar Contest
  • 7 Ways to Lower Winter Bills
  • New Electric Rates in Effect
  • Be Prepared with a Home Emergency Kit

September 2017

  • New Rates Take Effect October 1
  • Celebrate Public Power Week with Us
  • Rates Remain Affordable
  • Enter to Win a Quilt & Support GLOW
  • Be Prepared for Disasters

August 2017

  • Tips to Keep Cool & Save Money this Summer
  • Enter Our Calendar Photo Contest
  • Call Before Adding Electric Load
  • 2017 My Fair Lady Queened
  • Keep Drones Away from Power Lines

July 2017

  • Benefits of Hydropower
  • Cut Down on Waste with Paperless Billing
  • Stay Cool and Save Money this Summer
  • Tips for Conserving Hot Water
  • Extra Savings Available on Heat Pump Water Heaters

2017 Mid-Year Update

  • Customer Satisfaction Survey Results
  • Regular Maintenance Ensures Safe, Reliable Service
  • We’ve Kept $100 Million in Columbia County
  • Tips for Saving on Your Monthly Power Bill
  • Rate Change Expected in October

June 2017

  • Coloring Contest Winners
  • New Substation to be Named After Sen. Betsy Johnson
  • 2016 Annual Report Available Online
  • Take Advantage of Heat Pump Water Heater Savings
  • Quilt Raffle Benefits GLOW Program

May 2017

  • Board Appoints Nguyen as GM
  • CRPUD Receives Community Impact Award
  • Stay Safe Around Electricity
  • Take Advantage of Our Home Energy Efficiency Rebates
  • Enter Our Calendar Photo Contest

April 2017

  • Take Our Customer Survey
  • Beware of Scam Calls
  • 2016 Employee of the Year
  • Home Improvement Incentives Available
  • Energy Efficiency Loans Available Locally

March 2017

  • Budget Pay
  • See Us at the Home & Garden Show
  • Call Before You Dig
  • Floating Homes Annexation Moves Forward
  • Congratulations to Our 1st Community Hero

February 2017

  • Welcome New Board Members
  • Apply for Our Engineering Internship
  • Help Us Honor Community Heroes
  • My Fair Lady Nominations Open
  • Sign Up for Budget Pay

January 2017

  • Tips for Keeping Winter Bills Low
  • PUD Board Adopts 2017 Budget
  • PUD Employees Raise $11K for United Way
  • Start 2017 with a New Heat Pump
  • Annual PUD Audit Underway