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PUD 2                    NEWS

    Commissioners
                                    FREE! FREE! FREE!
   Lawrence Remington
         District 1
                                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
                                showerhead.
    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**
         Thank you!
                                First Name:                       Last Name:

                                Customer Account #:                    Home Phone #: (        )

                                Signature:                                         Date:

                                *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
           NO. 2
    OF PACIFIC COUNTY
                                                        HOME BUYERS
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
      E-BILL PAYMENTS
                                    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
      1-877-204-6181
                                    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
        1-877-602-6465
                                    porch.
     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)
          Long Beach
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.