Scam Alert – Be Aware

Clallam PUD is warning customers of possible telephone scams where the caller poses as a PUD employee and attempts to collect money through various means. This has happened sporadically throughout the year to both residential and business customers not only at Clallam PUD, but nationwide. The most recent scam has a caller contacting business owners indicating that if the business owner does not pay the PUD immediately they would be disconnected. While the PUD does disconnect power for nonpayment, it… Read More

Stage 3 Water Alert for Additional PUD Systems – Follows City of PA’s Declaration

PUD #1of Clallam County (PUD) is implementing a Stage 3 Water Alert for water utility customers in Gales Addition, Monroe and Mt. Angeles Water Districts.  The PUD serves these areas with water acquired from the City of Port Angeles, which just declared a Stage 3 Water Shortage. This alert affects all PUD water customers in the Port Angeles area West of Morse Creek, including 4 Seasons Ranch and Cedar Park Tracts.  Panoramic Heights customers are not affected by this water… Read More

Water Relief For Upper Fairview – Restrictions Reduced to Stage 3

The PUD has successfully taken proactive measures to address the water shortage issues of the upper Fairview Water District.  Because of these measures, PUD Commissioners unanimously voted  in favor of moving customers in this District from the Stage 4 Water Shortage Alert to a Stage 3 Water Shortage Alert.   Will Purser, President of the PUD Commission, says, “This has been a challenging summer for water supply in the state of Washington and our customers in the Upper Fairview area… Read More

BPA Announces New Wholesale Electric Rates

The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) today announced new wholesale electric rates. In their news release, the BPA said, "The Bonneville Power Administration today adopted a 7.1 percent average wholesale power rate increase and a 4.4 percent average transmission rate increase for fiscal years 2016 and 2017. The rate increases support investments in the federal hydropower system and expansion of BPA’s high-voltage transmission system to meet regional needs. The new rates will take effect Oct. 1." Read the entire BPA release… Read More

Sekiu Office Closure Wednesday, July 8, 2015.

Due to illness, the Sekiu office is closed on Wednesday, July 8. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Payments may be made by phone using a debit/credit card by calling 888-402-0663. For emergencies, please call 360-452-9771 or 800-542-7859. Read More

PUD Offices Closed – Friday, July 3

In observance of Independence Day, all Clallam County PUD offices and facilities will be closed Friday, July 3. The PUD will reopen at 8 a.m. on Monday, July 6. Please be safe this Holiday Weekend.  Click Here to read the Clallam County Sheriff's 4th of July Safety Message Click Here or Click Here for valuable Fireworks Safety Tips Click Here for valuable Summer Electrical Safety Tips Click Here for valuable Water Conservation Tips Read More

Temporary Outdoor Watering for Holiday Weekend – Fire Prevention

PUD #1of Clallam County (PUD), with approval from the Washington Department of Ecology, is allowing PUD water customers in the Upper Fairview Area to use outdoor water to wet down areas around homes and building during the 4th of July holiday weekend due to the potential for fireworks related fires. The Upper Fairview Area has been under a Stage 4 Water Shortage Alert since June 10th.   Mike Kitz, PUDs Water and Wastewater System Superintendent, says, “This is only a temporary… Read More

Water Alert for Gales Addition, Monroe and Mt. Angeles Water Districts

The PUD is asking water utility customers in Gales Addition, Monroe and Mt. Angeles Water Districts to begin voluntary water conservation measures as a result of the area’s drought.  This is a Stage 2 Water Alert from the PUD’s Drought Response Plan. Mike Kitz, PUDs Water and Wastewater System Superintendent, says, “The Gales Addition, Monroe and Mt. Angeles PUD Water Districts rely on purchased water supplied from the City of Port Angeles.  The City announced this week that it declared… Read More

Water Restrictions for PUD’s Upper Fairview Water District

The State Department of Ecology has directed the PUD #1of Clallam County (PUD) to implement a Stage 4 Water Shortage Alert for all water customers in the upper Fairview Water District.  This alert is effective immediately. Mike Kitz, PUD’s Water and Wastewater System Superintendent, explains that a Stage 4 Water Shortage Alert requires mandatory restrictions on all outdoor water use.  “No outdoor water shall be used except in an emergency situation,” says Kitz.  In particular, this means no lawn/garden watering… Read More

85 Years of History: The Grange Starts It All for PUDs

85 Years Ago Birth of Public Utility Districts The history of PUDs dates back to 1930 when the voters of the State of Washington passed an initiative allowing for the formation of not-for-profit, community owned public utility districts. While 1930 marks the beginning of the PUD era, the PUD movement began earlier sparked by frustration over access to affordable electricity in rural areas. One organization took action leading the PUD movement; the Washington State Grange. The PUD movement got its… Read More