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COVID-19: SBA Relief Options

COVID-19: SBA Relief Options

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) offers relief options and resources to help with the challenges created by the coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis.  On Friday, March 27, 2020, the President signed into law the CARES Act, which contains $376 billion in relief for American workers and...

Be Prepared for A Power Outage

Be Prepared for A Power Outage

Modern Electric Water Company’s goal is to ensure there are as few service interruptions as possible, but sometimes weather conditions, car accidents, or wildlife can cause the power to go out. Being ready for a power outage will help you stay safe and be more comfortable.  First, make a contact...

Starting a Project? Call 811 Before You Dig

Starting a Project? Call 811 Before You Dig

Call 811 Before You Dig The ground you walk, drive and play on every day covers an incredible amount of buried utilities. In fact, there are more than 20 million miles of underground utilities in the United States, according to data compiled by the Common Ground Alliance from various industry...

Why we oppose breaching the lower Snake River dams

Why we oppose breaching the lower Snake River dams

Information provided by Northwest River Partners (nwriverpartners.org) Breaching Is Not Benefical to Salmon – Much of the modeling that shows that dam breaching would benefit salmon is based on the theory of “delayed mortality.”  However, a very recent peer-reviewed study by NOAA Fisheries Science...

Our Hydropower System’s Many Attributes

Our Hydropower System’s Many Attributes

Our Hydropower System’s Many Attributes   The following Information is provided by Northwest RiverPartners:   • Hydropower is the original renewable resource for the Northwest. Dams store water from melting snow and rainfall in reservoirs. The weight of water stored behind the dams...

Tree Trimming for Safety and Reliable Power

Tree Trimming for Safety and Reliable Power

Washington is the evergreen state and known for the beauty of its lush trees. Although beautiful, trees are also one of the major causes of power outages. During storms, tree branches frequently break off and become entangled in power lines causing outages, electrical safety hazards and fires. ...