COVID-19 Updates

Benton PUD has extended the COVID-19 Customer Assistance Program

Qualified residential and small business customers may receive a bill credit  of up to $200 for their past due bill amount as of July 31, 2021. Past due is defined as 30 days in arrears. 

To help customers pay down higher past due balances, Benton PUD will also match payments. The payment match is available for up to half of the July 31, 2021 past due amount, after the initial bill credit is applied. Payments made between August 1, 2021 and December 31, 2021 are eligible for this match.  

The program will end on December 31, 2021.

Benton PUD is encouraging customers to fill out the online application at

Find more info and fill out the online application at the Benton PUD site. 

COVID-19 Reopening Guide for Businesses and Workers

On June 30 Washington state has reopened under the Washington Ready plan. All industry sectors previously covered by the Roadmap to Recovery or the Safe Start plan (with the limited exceptions noted below) may return to usual capacity and operations.

Important Reference Documents  

Healthy Washington Requirements 

For governing bodies of public agencies opting to host in-person public meetings under the Open Public Meetings Act, as permitted under Emergency Proclamation 20-28, et seq., the miscellaneous venues guidance remains in effect. 

City Response to COVID-19

Health & Safety Information

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