Entries by Ann Grimm

Celebrate Public Power Week – October 6 – 12

Governor Jay Inslee has proclaimed the week of October 6 – 12, 2019 as Public Power Week.   Public power utilities in Washington provide homes, businesses, industries, farms, social service organizations and government agencies with efficient and cost-effective electricity while employing sound business practices, local accountability and transparency for the public benefit.

Time to Celebrate Whatcom Water Week!

From Mount Baker to the Salish Sea, Whatcom County’s beauty and vitality is found in our forests, pastures, rivers and streams and the places we work and call home. This beauty and vitality exists because of one our most treasured resources – water.  Water is critical to our environment, economy and our cultural well-being.

It’s National Drinking Water Week

It’s national Drinking Water Week, May 6-12, and here in Washington, Governor Jay Inslee has recognized the event with a proclamation celebrating the “thousands of dedicated water system operators, scientists, engineers, local elected officials, and others who work to ensure Washington’s tap water is safe.”

Ecology Awards Streamflow Restoration Grant to PUD

Washington State Department of Ecology recently announced the initial selection of streamflow restoration projects under the 15-year grant program that the Legislature established with the passage of RCW 90.94 in January, 2018.  Whatcom PUD’s proposal is one of fifteen projects that was awarded funding.