How to access the handy usage data from your new advanced electric meter

How to access the handy usage data from your new advanced electric meter

We’ve been telling you for a while about all the great benefits of College Station Utilities’ new advanced electric meters. With installation across our service area complete, you can finally start enjoying the dividends. The online portal allows customers to check their usage patterns and peak times. Here’s how you get started. Continue reading How to access the handy usage data from your new advanced electric meter

Learn to spruce up your sprinklers at this weekend’s Home & Garden Expo

Learn to spruce up your sprinklers at this weekend’s Home & Garden Expo

If you’ve delayed sprinkler repairs or just want to find ways to save money with your landscaping this summer, you won’t want to miss this weekend’s Greater Brazos Valley Builders Association Home & Garden Expo at the Brazos County Expo. The hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Continue reading Learn to spruce up your sprinklers at this weekend’s Home & Garden Expo

CSU begins installation of new meters in November

CSU begins installation of new meters in November

In November, College Station Utilities’ contractor will begin installing advanced electric meters throughout its system to provide detailed usage and outage information for customers and the utility. Installing the new meters for our 42,000 customers will be done in phases and will take about a year to complete. Continue reading CSU begins installation of new meters in November

Metallic balloons and power lines don’t mix

Metallic balloons and power lines don’t mix

Stray Mylar balloons entangled in overhead lines in the last week caused two electric outages for hundreds of College Station residents. Such disruptions can cover a large area for two hours or more while we clear the balloons and repair damaged equipment. Outages not only inconvenience our customers, but they also jeopardize public safety and cause lost revenue for businesses. Never allow those shiny, helium-filled foil balloons to be released outside. Continue reading Metallic balloons and power lines don’t mix