Be vigilant! There are many scams designed to attack utility customers. They include con artists posing as utility employees demanding payment and threatening to disconnect power, as well as marketing curious technology designed to lower utility bills. If you get a call from the "PUD" or the "Power Company" and you are not expecting a call... IT MAY BE A SCAM! Learn about some of the common techniques that scammers use here: www.pud3.org/scams

What is a PUD?

What is a PUD?

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.

 

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.

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History of Mason PUD 3

History of Mason PUD 3

In 1929, the Washington State Grange sent the very first initiative to the Legislature, to allow rural communities to form their own publicly owned utilities. This is our story.

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Commissioners

Commissioners

PUD 3 has a board of elected commissioners to be the policy-makers for the utility.

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Welcome to the Team

Welcome to the Team

Now that you're here, there's a few things we need to cover before you step into your new role.

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