Unfortunately, a handful of PUD 3 customers were affected by an issue that caused past due notices on their accounts, dated October 4. We’re sorry if there was confusion or concern. If you think you received such a notice in error, please call us at 360-426-8255. You can also check your account balance at my.pud3.org.

Update: Power Restored to Over 6,000 Electricity Customers in the Agate, Harstine Island, & Lake Limerick Areas

Update: Power Restored to Over 6,000 Electricity Customers in the Agate, Harstine Island, & Lake Limerick Areas

by Mason PUD 3 on

September 17, 2017

De-energized substation caused wide area outage near Shelton. Power restored at 7:29 PM (Estimate for restoration was 9 PM)

UPDATE: Power restored at 7:29 to Mason PUD 3 customers affected by an outage that cut power to the Pioneer Substation north of Shelton. Linemen found damaged equipment on a high power transmission pole on Hwy 3 near Anthony Road. The pole supports 115,000 volt power lines that feed the substation. 6,231 customers were affected by the outage, which began at 4:00 PM and reported by the PUD's Grid Monitoring system. The original time for restoration was 9:00 PM.

(SHELTON, WA) -- Mason PUD 3 linemen are working to restore electricity to 6,231 customers in the Agate, Lake Limerick, and Harstine Island areas. Loss of power to a substation serving those area is the cause of the outage.

Linemen found damaged equipment on a transmission pole on Hwy 3 near Anthony Road It’s unknown how it was damaged. Crews are  making repairs now and hope to have power restored by about 9:00.

The loss of power was reported at 4:00 PM by the PUD’s grid monitoring program. It’s affecting customers in the following general areas:

  • Agate
  • Harstine Island
  • Highway 3 N of Johns Prairie Road
  • Lake Limerick
  • Mason Lake Road
  • Phillips Lake
  • Timberlakes
  • Pickering Road
  • Rainbow Lake
  • Shorecrest
  • Spencer Lake

Customers may get information about the restoration process by visiting Facebook www.facebook.com/masonpud3, Twitter www.twitter.com/pud3, or checking the outage map at www.pud3.org/outagemap.