Establishing New Electric Service
TOUA provides electric service within the geographic boundaries of the Tohono O’odham Nation Reservation, which lies within the geographic boundaries Pima, Pinal, and Maricopa counties.
Each applicant desiring electric service will be required to sign a standard form contract and may be required to pay a service deposit before service is supplied. Applicant for service must be at least eighteen (18) years of age and provide adequate identification, such as driver’s license, tribal id and/or social security card.
An applicant seeking electric services should submit a district resolution with the wording giving TOUA permission to establish ALL utility services. If the applicant is requesting utility services on a land assignment that belongs to someone other than the applicant, the applicant must submit a notarized letter from the land assignee giving the applicant permission to establish utility services on their land assignment.
Copy of: District Resolution for ALL utilities / Land Assignment
Notarized letter if approval from existing Land Assignee
Service Line Agreement: Signed by Community Representative
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New Security Lights
The following rates are applicable to the entire Tohono O’odham Reservation for security and street lighting. TOUA will own, operate and maintain the lights, including the lamp, globe, photo-electric control and furnish the electric energy necessary to operate the lights.
Lights will be parallel, in series or individually photo-electrically controlled at the option of TOUA and installed where proper voltage is available. Lights shall be operated from dusk to dawn.
To request a new Dusk-to-Dawn light at your residence, we ask the following questions:
Is there an existing utility pole in the area?
Where do you want the light? (North of house, east corner of fence, etc.)
Which direction would you like the light to face? (West towards house, south towards storage, etc.)
We also ask that you mark the area where you would like the light pole to be set.
There are security lights that we install and maintain.
40W LED – Light has a 100 ft radius. kWh Usage 20
- Installed on an existing pole $ 8.70 per month
- Requires a new pole $10.00 per month
70W LED – Light has a 125 ft radius. kWh Usage 40
- Installed on an existing pole $18.50 per month
- Requires a new pole is required $20.00 per month
Dusk to dawn security lights repairs or request please call (520) 383-5821.
Haul and Set
Procedures and Requirements
Pole Purchase: Poles may be purchased through TOUA for the purpose of installing a meter box and main disconnect. It is the customer’s responsibility to assure that the purchased pole meet TOUA’s height requirements for the point of attachment.
Mark Pole Locations: Customer requesting a Haul and Set must place a stake marked with white paint at the location of pole set. A drawing must be submitted with pole set location as well as buildings, driveways and leach field if they apply.
Utility Locates (Blue Stake): The customer is responsible for requesting a Blue Stake by calling (520) 383-5770. All customers owned underground lines i.e. water, electric, telephone must be marked by the customer. A copy of utility locate sheets and any drawings of customer-owned lines must be submitted. TOUA assumes no liability for unmarked customer owned buried lines.
Haul and Set Procedures