Reinvestment in Your PUD Systems You may be noticing more and more inspection and construction work from PUD crews and contractors starting this month. Utility pole inspection, testing and treatment is critically important as much of your electrical system is transmitted and distributed via overhead lines. We are in our third cycle of inspections and […]
Quenett Creek Substation will serve significant load growth in the PUD district The steel spires of Quenett Creek Substation towered high above the crowd gathered to celebrate their completion, gleaming in the late morning sun on June 13, like a promise for the future. “This project is very central to everything we would like to […]
The Dalles Riverfront Trail brings a community back to its river roots By Kathy Ursprung When Dan Durow and a hardy group of fellow runners started having fun runs in The Dalles in the early 1980s, their Columbia River route meant scrambling across rugged basalt while dodging crevasses and other obstacles. The river that was the […]
Q. My house has gable attic vents on each end. What is my best choice for attic venting, how much do I need and can I install it myself? A. Adequate attic ventilation is important to reduce your utility bills and avoid damage to the roof and attic. Having a vent in each side of […]
Increasing awareness, reducing energy use and improving lives one family at a time Celilo Village is a small community of Columbia Gorge residents approximately 10 miles east of The Dalles, Oregon, near the mouth of the Deschutes River. Most residents of Celilo Village are members of either the Yakama Nation or the Confederated Tribes of […]
Dufur School District launches a major improvement project By Kathy Ursprung Jack Henderson thinks about the future a lot these days. As superintendent of Dufur School District overseeing the early stages of an $8.4 million school improvement project, Jack knows the district is preparing to better meet the needs of a growing student population. Safety […]
Safety trimming of trees near power lines is a free service of the PUD Trees and shrubs have been putting on rapid spring growth over the past few months and that means some of them may be getting a little too close to power lines for safety—but that doesn’t mean you should start pruning. “No […]
Another calendar page has turned and it’s already time to start planning the PUD’s 2020 calendar. We are inviting the public to submit photos for the calendar. They should be of high resolution and good quality. Please email photos to email@example.com.