The City of Richland will delay opening offices and facilities until 10 a.m. on Thursday, March 30, 2017, for an annual all-employee meeting. Richland City Hall, Administrative Annex, Development Services Building, Richland Community Center, Fire and Police Offices, Human Resources, Shops Facilities, Water and Wastewater Treatment Plants, and Horn Rapids Landfill are all affected. The Richland Public Library will open at its regularly scheduled time of 9:30 a.m.

Police, fire and emergency services personnel will continue to respond to emergency calls.

Safety & Education




Throughout the year, customers and organizations ask us about safety and educational handouts and presentations. This page provides a number of documents designed to educate consumers on a variety of topics.

Please contact our office at (509) 942-7431 if your organization is interested in a free educational presentation related to electrical safety or energy efficiency programs.



Squishy Circuits

Squishy circuits is a safe, hands-on project for students to try at home using homemade play dough and small electronics to help them learn about electricity and Richland's electrical distribution system. They will build models of electrical conductors and insulators and learn about open and closed circuits. Learn more...

Learn More About Electrical Equipment and Safety

Electrical Equipment  Reading an Electric Meter     Traffic Signals 
Electrical Equipment Clearances                      School Zone Signals  Traffic Lights
Equipment Theft Street Lights - Rental Lights                    

Mylar Balloons & Power Lines Don't Mix  Spotlight on RES Employee Safety
Electrical Safety Illustrated   Home - An Electrical Safety Checkup
Electrical Safety Foundation International         Tips to live, work, and play safely around electricity

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