Chapter 80.28 RCW


Duties as to rates, services, and facilitiesLimitations on termination of utility service for residential heating.
Commission to fix just, reasonable, and compensatory rates.
Water company ratesReserve account.
Legislative finding.
Encouragement of energy cogeneration, conservation, and production from renewable resourcesConsideration of water conservation goals.
Commission may order improved quality of commodityOrdering improvements to the storage, distribution, or supply of waterOrdering improvements to the system of sewerage.
Commission may order improved serviceWater companies, system of sewerage noncompliance, receivership.
Tariff schedules to be filed with commissionPublic schedules.
Tariff changesStatutory noticeExceptionWaiver of provisions during state of emergency.
Tariff scheduleEnergy conservationPayment by successive property ownersNoticeRules.
RatesLow-income customers.
Sliding scale of charges permitted.
Legislative declaration.
Banded ratesNatural gas and electric services.
Published rates to be chargedExceptions.
Unreasonable preference prohibited.
Rate discrimination prohibitedException.
Service to be furnished on reasonable notice.
Effect on existing contracts.
Repairs, improvements, changes, additions, or extensions may be directed.
Inspection of gas and water meters.
Inspection of electric meters.
Testing apparatus to be furnished.
Testing at consumer's request.
Rules and regulations.
Water companies or wastewater companies within countiesCommission may regulate.
Gas companiesCertificateViolationsCommission powersPenaltyFees.
Gas companiesRefunds of charges.
Gas companiesRight of eminent domainPurposes.
Gas companiesUse for purpose acquired exclusiveDisposition of property.
Recovery of damages by utility company for tampering, unauthorized connections, diversion of services.
Water companiesFire hydrants.
Adoption of policies to provide financial incentives for energy efficiency programs.
Water or wastewater companiesExtension, installation, or connection charges.
Water or wastewater companiesAssumption of substandard water system or system of sewerageLimited immunity from liability.
Compressed natural gasMotor vehicle refueling stationsPublic interest.
Compressed natural gasRefueling stationsIdentify barriers.
Gas, electrical companies encouraged to provide customers with landscaping information and to request voluntary donations for urban forestry.
Conservation service tariffContents of filingRate baseDuties of commission.
Conservation bondsConservation investment assets as collateralPriority of security interestsTransfers.
Costs as bondable conservation investment.
Tariff for irrigation pumping serviceAuthority for electrical companies to buy back electricity.
Regulation of battery charging facilities.
Certificate of public convenience and necessityBond or equivalent suretyRule-making authority.
Determination that a wastewater company is unfit to provide wastewater service on a system of sewerageCommission may order transferPower of eminent domain.
Petition to place a wastewater company in receivershipPower of eminent domain.
Electric vehicle supply equipmentCapital expendituresIncentive rate of return on investment.
Community solar companiesDefinitions.
Community solar companiesRequirements to engage in businessRegistration.
ConstructionChapter applicable to state registered domestic partnerships2009 c 521.
Construction projects in state waters: Chapter 77.55 RCW.
Franchises on state highways: Chapter 47.44 RCW.
Reduced utility rates for low-income senior citizens and other low-income citizens: RCW 74.38.070.
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