Everett, WA – Snohomish County PUD crews and field workers maintain a substantial amount of equipment and infrastructure to ensure electricity is reliably delivered to homes and businesses throughout the PUD’s service territory.
A new awareness campaign by the PUD highlights that work. The PUD launched its “Nuts & Volts” social media campaign on Monday to promote 2019 Infrastructure Week, May 13 through 20. All week, the PUD will be posting information, graphics and photos on its social media channels showcasing some of the equipment the utility maintains. From overhead to underground, examples include:
- 10,538 miles of distribution lines
- 98,859 transformers
- 360,978 electric meters
- 112,982 power poles
- 41,669 street lights
- 98 substations, with three more coming online later this year
This year, the PUD plans to replace about 500 aging poles and will assess and treat more than 25,000 poles. In addition, 20 to 30 miles of aging underground cable will be replaced throughout the PUD service area this year.
To view Snohomish County PUD’s Nuts & Volts campaign, visit Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.