PUD Redistricting Proposal Hearing at Dec. 13, 2021 Commission Meeting

The Commissioners of Public Utility District No. 1 of Clallam County will hold a public hearing to discuss proposed changes to the boundaries of Commissioner Districts on Monday, December 13, 2021, at 1:30 p.m., at the District’s regular Commission meeting which will be held virtually via Zoom, at which time any person may appear and comment. The draft plan and comparative maps are linked below. The zoom meeting link and board packet are posted to the Commission Meeting page no… Read More

PHONE SCAM ALERT

We have seen an uptick again in telephone scam calls attempting to collect money while impersonating PUD employees.  In the calls, the scammer says they are with the PUD and threatens to shut off power if a large sum of money is not paid (within 10 minutes, perhaps at a non-PUD location, or there could be other methods we are not aware of). Typically, PUD customers will not receive a phone call from the PUD about disconnect, although there is… Read More

Sekiu/Clallam Bay Water Outages

Wednesday, November 24, 2021 Update We are pleased to report that all water samples have come back satisfactory. The Clallam Bay Boil Water Advisory is being lifted, effective immediately. Water can now be used for all potable purposes. Thank you for your patience throughout this event. Happy and safe Thanksgiving weekend from everyone at Clallam PUD! Reminder: The water in the filling station truck tank is potable (drinking) water so you can fill your own containers and/or refill bottled water… Read More

State Moratorium on Utility Disconnects Ends Thursday, September 30, 2021

The state moratorium on utility disconnects and late fees ends today, September 30th. In order to avoid service disruption, customers with past-due balances must bring their accounts current by Sunday, October 3, or have contacted us by 4:00 p.m. on Friday October 1 to establish payment arrangements. Payments can be made after business hours through several channels. Visit our Payments page for a list of available options. For utility assistance programs, please visit our COVID-19 Customer Support page.   Read More

The Planet (and Northwest Energy Policy) Needs Your Help!

As members of Northwest RiverPartners, we bring you the following message that was issued today to their newsletter subscribers. To join their email list, click here. The worsening climate crisis has led to dire warnings, including the recent Code Red for humanity from the United Nations and a joint health alert on global warming from over 200 medical journals worldwide. These warnings make it absolutely clear that hydropower’s carbon-free attributes are tremendously important to the health of our planet and… Read More

NW RiverPartners Press Statement on Columbia Basin Collaborative

Northwest RiverPartners, of whom Clallam PUD is a member, issued the following news release today regarding the Columbia Basin Collaborative: July 13, 2021 Vancouver, WA Northwest RiverPartners Urges Columbia Basin Collaborative to Reevaluate Current Framework; Establish More Equitable, Holistic Approach Advocacy Group Urges Sincere Collaboration by Requiring Participants to Suspend Litigation Activities The Columbia Basin Collaborative was introduced last year by the governors of the four Northwest states to help move the region past unending litigation and toward the recovery… Read More

Cost of Service and Electric Rate Presentation Scheduled for August 9

The FCS Group will be presenting the cost of service study results to the PUD Board of Commissioners at the August 9 board meeting.  The following documents are the Cost of Service Presentation and the proposed Resolution and Rate Schedules to be considered at the meeting. Public comment may be received during the public comment sections at any Board of Commissioners meeting, or by emailing info@clallampud.net. FCS Group Cost of Service Study Resolution Adopting Electric Rates 2022-2023 Electric Rate Schedule… Read More

Status of Reopening District Facilities

With the state reopening, the District has reviewed the updated guidance from the Department of Health, Labor & Industries, and the CDC and has determined that we will be adopting a phased approach to opening our facilities to the public. To reopen our lobbies means shifting employees out of the distanced workstations that they are at now, some of which are in what was public meeting space, back into their regular configuration and we feel it is prudent to first… Read More

Northwest RiverPartners Releases Whitepaper Addressing Lower Snake River Dams

As members of Northwest RiverPartners, we are able to bring you the following whitepaper addressing the energy and economics of the Lower Snake River dams. NW RiverPartners Dollars & Sense Read More

Article: Lower Snake River Dams Provided Crucial Energy and Reserves in Winter 2021

From the BPA newsroom: "From December to March and particularly during the deep freeze of early 2021, the four dams on the lower Snake River were once again winter workhorses, according to a recent assessment by the Bonneville Power Administration. These four facilities not only provided important real-time electricity and critical power reserves, they also picked up slack when there was an equipment failure at Chief Joseph Dam – one of the largest dams in the Columbia River power system.… Read More