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What is a Public Utility District (PUD)?

What is a Public Utility District (PUD)?

In Washington State, 23 PUDs are the source of electricity for almost 700,000 customers.

Rural folks formed Public Utility Districts (PUDs) to get what they wanted: electrical service. But PUDs are much more than electricity. They also provide water, sewer and wholesale telecommunications services. All at cost, without profit.

Mason PUD 3 serves over 34,000 electric customers. PUD 3 also runs a wholesale fiber optic telecommunications network, which supports the operation of its electricity system.

PUD 3 has a board of elected commissioners to be the policy-makers for the utility. They also set rates and charges for service.

In Washington State, 23 PUDs are the source of electricity for almost 700,000 customers. Learn more about Washington State’s Public Utility Districts at www.wpuda.org.

 

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PUD 3 Mission Statement

Always providing safe, reliable, economical service, 24/7.

 

PUD 3 Vision Statement

  • We are industry leaders in innovation and technology to enhance services and “future proof” utility infrastructure and investments.

  • We inform, educate, and engage the public, ratepayers, and future customers. We invest to grow our community.

  • We collaborate with community partners to create opportunities that enhance the economy and quality of life.

  • We are the preferred source for reliable, economical utility services, the employer of choice, and are consistently recognized as a “reliable public power provider”.

  • We are a leader in energy innovation through conservation, community renewables, demand response, energy efficiency, and distributed generation such as solar power.

 

PUD 3 Core Values

  • Safety: We ensure the safety of our communities, customers, contractors, partners, and employees by taking a proactive approach to identifying and preventing safety issues.
  • Solutions Oriented: Our employees are empowered to be innovative, creative, and forward thinking when finding solutions that “future proof” our organization.
  • Respect: We treat each other and our customers with respect by being honest, having integrity, and building trust through transparency and compassion.
  • Community Engagement: Our customers are well informed. We stay engaged with the needs of the community, and invest in the education of our future ratepayers.
  • Reliability: Our employees use their energy, skills, and resources to deliver the best results by being reliable, accountable, and efficient.
  • Socially Responsible: We consider the short-term and long-term impacts of our activities on the environment, economy, and individuals.
 
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