More than 350 people attend open house

Dawson PPD hosted an open house at the Lexington headquarters to celebrate the District’s 80th anniversary. The weather was perfect for the May 4, event, which was held as a business after hours event with the Lexington Chamber of Commerce. ... Read More...

Understanding the 2017 rate increase

Starting with May electric statements, Dawson PPD customers will see an average three percent increase. The new rates went into effect with April usage. “Our goal is to make sure we provide safe, reliable and affordable power,” said Dawson PPD... Read More...

Between the lines: Teamwork

By Gwen Kautz, Dawson PPD General Manager gkautz (at) dawsonpower.com 308-324-2386 When we hear the word, “teamwork,” it’s generally associated with a sporting event or a work project. Teamwork took on a whole new meaning for me last month. I... Read More...

May is National Electrical Safety Month

Each year, more than 140,000 electrical fires occur across the nation. Follow these tips to stay safe: Water and electricity don’t mix. You’ve heard this before, but we’ll say it again. Remember that water cannot extinguish an electrical fire. This... Read More...

Join Dawson PPD at its open house on May 4

(April 24, 2017) Lexington, Neb. – Dawson Public Power District will host its open house on Thursday, May 4. The event, scheduled from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m., will be held at the District’s headquarters in Lexington located just south of... Read More...

Dawson PPD awards $3,000 in scholarships

(April 18, 2017) Lexington, Neb. – Dawson Public Power District has awarded $3,000 in scholarships to two local graduating seniors. Each senior was presented with $1,500 to help further their education. “We are fortunate to have so many talented youth... Read More...

#ThankALineman

Monday, April 10, 2017 is National Lineman Appreciation Day. These brave men and women put their lives on the line to keep ours powered – rain or shine, day or night. Today and every day, thank a lineman.    ... Read More...

Don’t be fooled; avoid utility scams

Nobody wants to lose their money through a scam. Dawson PPD has received reports of suspicious phone calls demanding payment or risk having power disconnected. If you receive a phone call requesting payment, please contact Dawson PPD’s offices directly to... Read More...

Plant the right tree in the right place

  Trees beautify our neighborhoods, and when planted in the right spot, can even help lower energy bills. But the wrong tree in the wrong place can be a hazard…especially to power lines. Large trees Height/spread of more than 40... Read More...

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