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.

May 2018

  • National Electrical Safety Month
  • Electrical Safety Tips for Kids
  • PUD Launches New Grant Program
  • Enter the PUD Calendar Photo Contest
  • Connect With Us Online, Anytime

April 2018

  • Check for Savings on Home Improvement Projects
  • Don’t Hang Items on Poles
  • 2017 Employee of the Year
  • Efficiency Upgrade Loans Available
  • Stay Safe from Scam Attempts
  • Drive Safely in Work Zones

March 2018

  • Spend Less Time Paying and More Time Playing
  • March is the Month to Enroll in Budget Pay
  • Take the Paper out of Your Bill
  • Planning to Dig? Call 8-1-1 First
  • The Northwest is Powered by Hydro
  • Heat Pump Water Heater Rebate Changing
  • Join the PUD Team

February 2018

  • How Cold Weather Affects Bills
  • Apply for Our Engineering Internship
  • Enter the 2019 Calendar Photo Contest
  • Enroll in Budget Pay
  • Go Ductless to Cut Energy Costs
  • Let Us Trim Trees Near Power Lines

January 2018

  • 5 Tips for Keeping Winter Bills Low
  • Cut the Clutter with Paperless Billing
  • Employees Raise $11K for United Way
  • Cut Costs, Increase Comfort with a Heat Pump Water Heater
  • Board Adopts $38.8 Million Budget

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