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Desert Southwest Region service area.The Desert Southwest Region is one of four regions of the Western Area Power Administration.

DSW sells power in Arizona, southern California, and portions of the Southwest, to wholesale customers such as towns, rural electric cooperatives, public utility and irrigation districts, Federal, state, and military agencies, Native American tribes, investor-owned utilities, power marketers, and U.S. Bureau of Reclamation customers.



Regional highlights

Safety Recognition
Sept. 24 marks 1428 consecutive days of DSW having no Lost Days
- Clock started 10/28/10

DSW has also not had any recordable incidents or restricted work days due to incidents so far this year, and has had a very good NVA record.

Stay Focused on SAFETY


Customer meetings/events

Sept. 24-25: Southern California Customer meetings

Oct. 6: Parker-Davis Project Customer meeting



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