Public Power Council Presentation to Clallam PUD

January 23, 2020 presentation to Clallam PUD including overview, value and benefit to PUD ratepayers. PPC Clallam Presentation Read More

Water Guidance for Unoccupied Buildings/Closed Businesses

Important Guidance from the Washington State Department of Health regarding unoccupied buildings and closed businesses. During the course of the Governor’s Stay Home, Stay Healthy order, many buildings and business have either been closed to the public or have had limited use. This can lead to stagnant water inside buildings where water use has decreased. This stagnant water loses residual chlorine disinfectant over time which increases the risk of Legionella colonization. Clallam PUD effectively monitors, disinfects and flushes its water… Read More

Community Wi-fi Hotspots

We have been working with some ISPs to establish some free wi-fi hotspots. Other organizations have also been establishing them in various locales. Below is a list of locations that we currently aware of. Sequim JC Penney parking lot QFC Guy Cole Convention Center Port Angeles OlyPen Metro-Net *NEW* The Department of Commerce has a searchable link of wi-fi hotspots here. Read More

Clallam PUD Receives Reliable Public Power (RP3) Designation

PUD #1 of Clallam County (Clallam PUD) has earned a Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3)® designation from the American Public Power Association for providing reliable and safe electric service. The RP3 designation, which lasts for three years, recognizes public power utilities that demonstrate proficiency in four key disciplines: reliability, safety, workforce development, and system improvement. Criteria include sound business practices and a utility-wide commitment to safe and reliable delivery of electricity. Clallam PUD joins only 275 public power utilities, of… Read More

New Electric Rates Go Into Effect April 1, 2020

The PUD reminds customers that the new electric rates are effective on all bills rendered on or after April 1, 2020. At their December 9, 2019 Commission meeting, the Board adopted the 2020 Electric Operating Fund Budget which included an average electric rate increase of 3.5% amounting to approximately $4.45 per month for the average residential rate payer for all bills rendered on or after April 1, 2020. Read More

Neighborly Assistance Program Helps Your Neighbors In Need

Did you know we have a program where you can help those less fortunate pay their electric bills? Especially in light of business shut-downs during this COVID-19 event. It’s called our Neighborly Assistance program. You can make a one-time or recurring contribution to a fund that assists qualified low-income residential customers. Find out more or print the enrollment card by clicking here . Your community thanks you for your generosity! Read More

Neah Bay Kiosk Out of Service

Due to the closure of access to Neah Bay by non-residents, the payment kiosk at the Makah Tribal Education & Training Center is out of service until this restriction is lifted. Payments can be made by phone, mail, through our website portal, or via our SmartHub app. Information on all of these options can be found here. Read More

Draft Columbia River System Operations Environmental Impact Statement Released

The Draft EIS for the Columbia River System Operations was issued today.  This starts the public comment period which concludes on April 13, 2020. For complete information including the full document, executive summary, information on how to submit public comment, and where public comment meetings are to be held, please visit: https://www.nwd.usace.army.mil/CRSO/#top Read More

Former PUD Commissioner Hugh Haffner Passes

Former Clallam PUD Commissioner Hugh Haffner passed away on February 15, 2020 from complications related to a stroke. He was 72 years old. Haffner was born on September 26, 1947 in Chicago, IL. He married Diane Knickerbocker in 1985. Most of his life he worked as an attorney, focusing on bankruptcy work. As PUD Commissioner he represented Clallam County PUD District 2 for 24 years, from 1994 to 2018. Commissioner Will Purser recalled “It was my pleasure to serve on… Read More

2020 Strategic Plan, Budgets/Rates under review

This is the time of year where Commissioners review the 2020 Strategic Plan, Budget and Rates for 2020. Visit the Commission Meetings page to keep informed on when these items and more will be on the agenda for discussion. Full board packets are also posted here prior to the meetings. The 2019 Strategic Plan is posted here. There have not been significant changes made since staff did a major update for the current Plan. Read More