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PUD 2 NEWS
FREE! FREE! FREE!
Energy Saving Showerheads &
(360) 875-5698 Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFL’s)
Diana L. Thompson
Save Water, Energy and Money
District 2 Inexpensive and simple to install, low-flow showerheads can reduce your home water con-
(360) 665-5491 sumption and water heating costs by as much as 50%. A low-flow showerhead is designed
to deliver fewer gallons of water per minute but with the same pressure as a traditional
Ronald L. Hatfield A family of three may take almost 1,000 showers per year! By replacing a 4 gallon per
District 3 minute showerhead with a low-flow model rated at 2 gallons per minute, the hot water use
(360) 942-3588 would be cut in half, saving 20,000 gallons annually. Not only are you saving money and
energy, but the water savings is also significant.
Compact fluorescent lamps can save up to 70% of energy compared to an incandescent light
General Manager bulb, and last up to nine years.
Douglas L. Miller
(360) 942-5457 Using resources like water and energy efficiently is good for the environment.
P.U.D. No. 2 of Pacific County, in partnership with the Bonneville Power Administration,
is pleased to now offer “low-flow” showerheads and CFL’s to customers whose water is
Please remember that nails electrically heated. Simply fill out the attached form and return it to the P.U.D. with your
in power poles can injure next payment.
lineman and could cause
their climbing spikes to
slip, leading to a fall. That
is why hanging signs on Free Showerhead & CFL Offer
power poles in Washington
State is against the law Yes, I want to conserve energy. Please send me my free Energy Saving Shower-
(RCW 70.54.090). Help us head(s) & 3 CFL’s.
with this safety issue and
remember to keep yard Yes, my water is heated with an electric water heater.*
sale and other types of
signs off power poles. Please send me (circle one): One showerhead Two showerheads**
First Name: Last Name:
Customer Account #: Home Phone #: ( )
*Must have an electric water heater to qualify.
**Offer is limited to two showerheads per household. Please allow 4-6 weeks for delivery.
PUBLIC UTILITY DISTRICT ALL NEW PROSPECTIVE MANUFACTURED
OF PACIFIC COUNTY
Raymond Office THE P.U.D. HAS A $700 REBATE FOR ENERGY
405 Duryea St.
PO Box 472
Raymond, WA 98577
STAR MANUFACTURED HOMES.
Phone: (360) 942-2411 CALL JIM OR LORI AT (360) 942-2411 OR (360) 642-3191
Fax: (360) 875-9388
FOR MORE INFORMATION.
Naselle Customers: (360) 484-7454
Long Beach Office
9610 Sandridge Rd.
PO Box 619
Long Beach, WA 98631
Phone: (360) 642-3191
Fax: (360) 642-9389 FREE COMPACT FLUORESCENT LIGHT BULBS (CFL’S)
BEING MAILED OUT IN THE NEXT 90 DAYS
We’re on the Web!
In cooperation with the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), the PUD will
www.pacificpud.org be mailing out five CFL’s to every one of our customers. The PUD under its’
Power Sales Contract with BPA has set goals to achieve a certain amount of
conservation. In order to make sure that these goals are met, the PUD and BPA
For your convenience,
drop boxes are located in front
are co-sponsoring a CFL giveaway program.
of both offices for after hours
payments. Today’s CFL uses about 1/4 the energy of the old incandescent light bulb. If
every American home replaced just one incandescent light bulb with an energy-
https://ebill.pacificpud.org saving CFL, it would save enough energy to light more than 3 million homes
TO REPORT AFTER HOUR
for a year and prevent greenhouse gas emissions equivalent to more than
OUTAGES: 800,000 cars.
North County Area
To achieve the greatest energy savings, first install CFL’s where lights are on
South County Area the most, such as in the family and living room, kitchen, dining room and
Board meets 1st Tues.,
1:00 p.m. Shown below are approximate CFL wattages for different areas of the home:
Willapa Oper. Center
Raymond Porch (15-18 watts) Kitchen (20-23 watts)
3rd Tues., 1:00 p.m.
Peninsula Oper. Center Living Room (24 watts) Bathroom (11-15 watts)
If regular mtg. day is a holiday, Bedroom (13-18 watts) Yard (Security) (26-30 watts)
Board meets the following day.
WHAT’S YOUR HOT WATER TEMPERATURE?
Pursuant to Chapter 19.28 RCW, Washington State Law, Public Utility
District No. 2 of Pacific County is required to remind all customers at least
once a year of the recommended setting for hot water tank thermostats.
CALL BEFORE YOU It is recommended that water heaters be set at no higher than 120 degrees
DIG! Fahrenheit (or the minimum setting when a water heater cannot be set as low as 120 degrees)
1-800-424-5555 to prevent severe burns and to reduce excessive energy consumption. Please call the PUD’s
Energy Services Department at (360) 942-2411 if you need information on how to lower the
temperature setting of your electric water heater.