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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.
Learn more about Washington State’s Public Utility Districts at www.wpuda.org.
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