Founded in 1937, the PUD has countywide authority in Whatcom County to supply water and electric services. Eleven (11) other PUDs were formed in Washington State that same year.
The PUD first provided electric service in 1953 to the General Petroleum Refinery.
The PUD first provided water service in the early 1960’s, beginning with an aluminum smelter company (Alcoa).
The PUD provides administrative services to other agencies for electric, water and financial needs.
Annual total cash flow in 2022 estimated at $22.1 million.
The PUD operates and owns two water Water Treatment Plant Systems:
Potable (drinking) Water and Fire Protection
Total water treated/delivered: 5.4 billion gallons per year.