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Important safety information
Please do not approach PUD crews at work
On a deadline? Page the on-call PUD spokesperson at 425-386-7775.
Always assume a fallen wire is energized
Stay at least 30 feet away.
Our outage map reports and tracks progress on all known power outages.
In extreme weather or significant outage events, the PUD’s facebook and Twitter feeds will also share updates.
NOTE: a customer’s estimated time of restoration (ETR) may change based on an outage’s extent and complexity. In widespread outage events, ETRs may be unavailable if damage is significant.
The PUD works 24/7 during storms. In the event of widespread outages, restoration efforts are prioritized as follows:
- Hospitals, schools, airports and other critical business operations
- Large outages impacting entire neighborhoods
- Smaller outages impacting a few homes
- Street lights
|Aaron Swaney, PR & Media Liaison
Aaron has worked in the PUD’s Communications department since 2015. Prior to the PUD, Aaron was a reporter and editor at The Daily Herald in Everett, WA.
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|Kellie Stickney, PR & Media Liaison
Kellie has worked in the PUD’s Communications department since 2020. Prior to the PUD, Kellie worked as communications manager for the cities of Kirkland and Sammamish, and Bainbridge Island.
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