“…To conserve the water and power resources of the
State of Washington for the benefit of the people thereof, and to
supply public utility service, including water and electricity for all uses.”
Public Utility District #1 of Whatcom County is your community-based water and electric utility. With a locally elected Board of Commissioners, the PUD #1 has been meeting the utility needs of Whatcom County industries for over 60 years.
The PUD #1 is also involved in local environmental, salmon habitat restoration, and utility issues in an effort to better serve the residents of Whatcom County.
PUD #1 of Whatcom County, one of 28 PUDs in Washington State, is proud of its tradition of supporting requests for action from the citizens of Whatcom County.
“I am moved not only to devote diligence
but even love to any matters under my care (which I bring now) to the
duties of Water Commissioner, duties contributing partly to the convenience,
partly to the health, even to the safety of the city.”
Governor Inslee has proclaimed October 2 – 8 as Public Power Week in Washington. What does “Public Power” mean? It means reliable, affordable, environmentally responsible electricity that helps build strong communities. Public power utilities differ from investor-owned utilities in that we are beholden to YOU, the customer, above all others. Find out more from within under Fast […]
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Whatcom Water Week begins September 24 and is a week long event that celebrates our local water resources! Celebrate the importance of water, share information about the state of the resource, offer stewardship opportunities, and expand awareness and appreciation of our marine and fresh water resources and the role water plays in our lives with local businesses, […]
Mike Murphy, President of the Commission of the Public Utility District No. 1 of Whatcom County (PUD), announced the approval of an agreement with the Washington State Department of Health’s Office of Drinking Water for a two-year pilot program to support local water systems. The pilot program is only one of two in the state. […]
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