Whatcom PUD recently contracted with Petrichor Broadband LLC to analyze the need and cost of building infrastructure to bring broadband to the southern and western portions of Whatcom County and the results are in.

  • The study explores the most effective ways a public agency in Whatcom County, like the PUD, could position itself to apply for the many grant and loan opportunities that have become available during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • The study will analyze two models for public, open-access systems for delivering services; and
  • It will explore the public-private partnerships that leverage investments to bring broadband services to the people of Whatcom County.

Click on the following link to download or view the Whatcom PUD Broadband Feasibility Study :  https://www.pudwhatcom.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/Whatcom-PUD-Final-Broadband-Feasibility-Study.pdf