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An outage is currently in progress. As of 10:14am 63 customers on Ohio Street between 30th Avenue and 34th Avenue in Longview are without power. The cause of the outage - Unknown at this time. Crews have responded and are working to restore power. We will update you as we have more information.
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The Database and Systems Analyst’s role serves two distinct functions. The first is to assure that database operations are reliable and efficient. The second is to assist business partners in identifying, maintaining and maximizing opportunities to use and apply technology to improve business results and business processes. A minimum of five (5) years of experience in information technology within the specialty area of the assigned position is required. A BA/BS in Information systems, computer sciences, engineering or a related degree is required. The qualified candidate should have experience using Toad for Oracle or other data analysis tools, experience with designing, building, installing and configuring and supporting database servers, including Oracle and SQL Server, a strong understanding of relational database fundamentals and have proficient SQL programming skills. You can find the detailed job specification and employment application at http://www.cowlitzpud.org/employment.php To apply for this position, please submit cover letter, resume and completed Cowlitz PUD application to: Cowlitz PUD Attn: Human Resources PO Box 3007 Longview, WA 98632 or scan and email to: jobs@cowlitzpud.org
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Be kind to the environment, make sure you properly dispose of your old Compact Fluorescent Lights. Find CFL Disposal Information and Locations on our website! Compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) are an energy saving substitute for traditional light bulbs. For information about proper disposal of burned out or broken bulbs, please see the Washington Department of Ecology's Frequently Asked Questions about Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs at http://www.cowlitzpud.org/pdf/CFL_Disposal.pdf For free local disposal sites, visit our website at http://www.cowlitzpud.org/cfl_disposal.php
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An outage is currently in progress. As of 8:59am 80 customers on in Castle Rock on Barnes, Imboden, Caldwell, Rosy, and Trinity including all connecting roads. The cause of the outage - Tree fell through the line. Crews have responded and are working to restore power. We will update you as we have more information.
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Tuesday Tip: Here's a great safety video for the kiddos! You are never too young to learn how to be safe around electricity. Thanks to our friends at The Electrical Safety Foundation International for providing amazing resources. Be sure to check out more fun videos and activities for the whole family at http://www.esfi.org/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=80SwJUG062Q
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Find CFL Disposal Information and Locations on our website! Compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) are an energy saving substitute for traditional light bulbs. For information about proper disposal of burned out or broken bulbs, please see the Washington Department of Ecology's Frequently Asked Questions about Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs at http://www.cowlitzpud.org/pdf/CFL_Disposal.pdf For free local disposal sites, visit our website at http://www.cowlitzpud.org/cfl_disposal.php
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Throwback Thursday: Charles Proteus Steinmetz, who was considered by many to be an "Electrical Wizard" helped build the foundation of modern electrical engineering. Watch this short video to learn more about this man who many considered to be a genius. http://vimeo.com/57064748
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Tuesday Trivia: Did you know? Nicola Tesla built the first major electric power plant in the world? Here's a great video we found from Travel Channel's "Off Limits"...It takes us on a short tour of the last standing building, the transformer house at that power plant in Buffalo, NY. http://www.travelchannel.com/video/buffalos-historic-powerhouse-15354 Here is today's Trivia Question: How many volts of electricity did the power plant produce before sending it down the transmission lines? Post your answer in the comments below. Good Luck!
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Paperless Billing
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Scam Alert!
Scam Alert!
A phone scan, targeting utility customers, is happening in Cowlitz County.

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Records Update - Current Phone Number
Records Update - Current Phone Number
To make our Outage Alert Hotline most effective, we need your current phone number on file. This will help us react more quickly in the event of a power outage.
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Warm Neighbor
Warm Neighbor
Cowlitz PUD is proud to offer a new Warm Neighbor fund opportunity!
Customers now have the voluntary option to be billed for a monthly donation to the Warm Neighbor program on their PUD bill.
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Kidzone
Kidzone
Where kids go to have fun while learning about electricity, energy efficiency and much more. Become an Energy Star, play games, complete activities and watch fun videos.
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