Videos: Elwha River Crossing Project

The Elwha River Crossing cable replacement project is important to the continued reliability of electric service to West Port Angeles and the Lack Crescent areas. These videos provide a glimpse of the necessary work. Video and editing courtesy of PUD Engineer Ben Phillips. Read More

Update 2 (9:00pm): Power Restored – West PA Area

Update 2 (9:00pm) Power was restored to all customers at approximately 8:15pm. Thank you for your patience and understanding. Update 1 (3:28pm): Due to the nature of the vehicle vs. pole accident, the outage is expected to last well into the evening, 8 or more hours.  We will update as we get more information. Initial Post: At approximately 1:30pm PUD customers west of Port Angeles began experiencing a power outage.  The cause was a vehicle hitting a power pole.  About… Read More

Update: Carlsborg Area Water Outage (service restored)

Update 8:51pm: Water service has been restored to the Carlsborg area. Customers in some areas may notice reduced water pressure for the next couple of hours as the reservoir refills. Thank you for your patience. Initial Post: At approximately 4:45pm the PUD Water Department began work on water leak in the Carlsborg area. This unplanned work requires an outage for water customers in the Carlsborg area, including those Harrison Road, Valley Center Place, everything East of Hooker Road, along Hwy… Read More

Annual Water Quality Reports Now Available

Clallam PUD is pleased to present this year's Annual Water Quality Reports as required by the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA). We want to keep you informed about the excellent water and services you have been receiving over the past year. To view your report click here and then click on the name of your water system. Our goal is and always has been, to provide to you a safe and dependable supply of drinking water. Informed customers are our… Read More

Clallam PUD Recognized as a Reliable Public Power Provider

Clallam PUD has earned a Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3)® designation from the American Public Power Association for providing reliable and safe electric service. This is the second consecutive time the PUD has earned the RP3 designation. David Lynch, Assistant Director of Utility Operations at Marquette Board of Light and Power, Michigan and chair of the Association’s RP3 Review Panel, presented the designations on May 8 during the Association’s annual Engineering & Operations Technical Conference held in San Antonio, Texas.… Read More

PUD Lineman Honored for Heroism

Clallam PUD’s Lineman Sam Parks (now retired) was honored recently by the Northwest Public Power Association (NWPPA) with the Safety Heroism Award for his life saving actions. Doug Nass, PUD General Manager, said, “We are incredibly proud of Sam and his life saving effort. If it were not for him that day would have turned out much differently.” [caption id="attachment_5060" align="aligncenter" width="474"] Sam Parks accepts the 2017 Safety Heroism Award from 2017 E&O Chair Catherine Simonsen (L) and 2017 E&O… Read More

Notice of Determination of Nonsignificance

NOTICE OF DETERMINATION OF NONSIGNIFICANCE Public Utility District No. 1 of Clallam County (the District) issued a determination of non-significance (DNS) under the State Environmental Policy Act Rules (Chapter 197-11 WAC) for the following non-project proposal:  adoption of an update to the District’s Water System Plan, proposed by: Public Utility District No. 1 of Clallam County.  After review of a completed environmental checklist and other information on file with the agency, the District has determined this proposal will not have a probable significant adverse… Read More

Commissioners Support Operation of Columbia Generating Station, a Carbon-Free Source of Affordable Electricity

The Clallam PUD Board of Commissioners adopted Resolution Number 2082-17 at their Monday, April 17, 2017, regular public commissioner meeting. Resolution in Support of the Operation of Columbia Generating Station, a Carbon-Free Source of Affordable Electricity WHEREAS, over 30,000 customers in Clallam County rely on PUD #1 of Clallam County (Clallam PUD) for a reliable supply of electricity at affordable prices. WHEREAS, Clallam PUD is committed to providing its customers with as much of their electricity as economically possible from… Read More

Public Utility Districts support 5G wireless, just not on PUD ratepayer’s dime

A debate in Olympia over legislation to pave the way for the next generation of wireless service, 5G, has raised issues about the impact of the bill on PUD customer-owners. Wireless companies and cable companies want to fast track the bill but the PUD is saying “not so fast.” Recent letters to the editor in newspapers criticize PUDs for opposing the bill. In the interest of keeping our customer-owners informed of policy impacts on your PUD, we are providing our… Read More

PUD Announces Residential Customer Survey

Clallam PUD will commence a survey of residential customers within the next two weeks. The survey will take about ten (10) days to complete by contacting a random sample of residential customers. SDS Research, a full service marketing research firm, will survey approximately 400 customers via telephone. Calls will come from the SDS Research general phone number at (208) 438-6100. The survey questions will last approximately ten (10) minutes. Clallam PUD plans to conduct surveys of its customers approximately every… Read More