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

Electric Rate Increase Reminder

The PUD reminds customers that the new electric rates are effective on all bills rendered on or after April 1, 2017. As announced earlier, Commissioners approved the rate increase at their December 12, 2016, public meeting. The new retail electric rates include 3.8% average increase. This equates to about $4.48 per month for the average PUD residential customer, using 1200 kWh per month. The actual retail electric rate increase will be applied as an increase of 10% per month on… Read More

Power Restored: Power Outage, 3/7/17

UPDATE:  Power was restored at 3:28pm Original Post: PUD Customers between Lairds Corner and Joyce / Wasankari are experiencing a power outage. The outage began about 1:10pm and is the result of a vehicle hitting a power pole. There are about 860 customers without power. PUD crews are responding and working to restore power. Estimated restoration time is about 2-3 hours. Thank you for your patience. Report an Outage 360.452.9771 or 800.542.7859 Read More

Sekiu Customer Office Closed Today Only

The Sekiu Customer Service Office is closed today, February 9, 2017. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.  Payments may still be made online or by phone at 844-239-0074. Read More

Power Outages 2/8/17

CORRECTION to Update 1 (6:30pm, 2/8/17) We are currently experiencing power outages west of Port Angeles and in the Joyce areas. Approximately 250 customers are without power.  Outages began about 4:30pm.  Crews have been working and will continue through the evening to restore power to all customers. Outage areas include South Shore, Dan Kelly, Joyce-Piedmont, Cougar Ridge, Lawrence Rd, and other isolated areas. Thank you for your patience as crews work in this inclement and icy weather. Report an Outage 360.452.9771… Read More

Cold Weather Impacts Electric Bills

It’s been cold in Clallam County the past several weeks, which unfortunately means utility bills will likely higher as a result. While it is not uncommon for utility bills to be higher this time of year due to weather, this particular year has been colder than last year so customers need to be prepared. Higher than normal bills at this time of year are strictly a result of cold weather, and this year has been colder than usual. Just take… Read More