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

Water & Wastewater Systems Cost of Service Study and Proposed Rate Structure

At the October 14, 2019 Commission meeting, FCS Group consultants provided information on the District’s future rate strategy for its water and wastewater systems. Following is a brief overview, followed by a link to the presentation slides, proposed resolution and accompanying charts. The presentation was originally included in the board packet posted to the website on October 10, 2019. At the upcoming October 28, 2019 regular Commission meeting, the Commissioners will consider adopting a resolution establishing phased one-system rate structures… Read More

Carbon Reduction Presentation from Joint County/PUD Meeting

Commissioners and staff of both the County and Clallam PUD met on Thursday, October 10. One of the agenda items was the PUD's presentation on PUD efforts to reduce its carbon footprint. There was a request from the audience to post the presentation on our website. The link below is to the presentation in .pdf format. Reducing the District's Carbon Footprint Read More

Electric Vehicle Charging Station Ribbon Cutting Friday, October 11, 2019

Please join the City of Sequim and the Public Utility District No. 1 of Clallam County for a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, October 11 at 12:00 noon to open the new public electric vehicle (EV) charging stations at East Washington Street and North Govan Avenue. The charging stations can be used by EVs and plug-in hybrids, are the result of a collaboration between the two organizations and help to achieve the following objectives: • Fill a need for public… Read More

Stage 3 Water Alert Clallam Bay/Sekiu Outdoor Water Restrictions

PUD #1 of Clallam County (PUD) is asking water utility customers in the Clallam Bay/Sekiu Water System to begin mandatory outdoor water restrictions. This is a Stage 3 Response from the District’s Drought Response Plan. Vehicle washing, except for safety related purposes is prohibited. Even numbered addresses may water outdoors on even numbered days, odd numbered addresses may water outdoors on odd numbered days. Water for the Clallam Bay/Sekiu Water System is supplied from a well field near the Hoko… Read More