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July 16th 2019

Special Meeting

One or more of the Board of Commissioners of Public Utility District No. 1 of Okanogan County will be attending the July 17& 18, 2019 Washington Public Utility Districts Association meeting. The meeting is located at The Enzian Inn, 590 US Highway 2, Leavenworth, WA 98826.

July 11th 2019

Omak student attends Hydro STEM Academy


Omak senior Steven Zandell was one of 22 area high school students to attend the Hydropower STEM Academy at Rocky Reach Dam June 24-28. The academy is designed to show various options for careers in hydropower for students interested in pursuing science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) and vocational careers. The event is sponsored by the Foundation for Water and Energy Education (FWEE), of which Okanogan County PUD is a member. Zandell was the only Okanogan County student at the… more

July 3rd 2019

District to conduct rate study

The Okanogan County PUD is undergoing a rate study over the next several months to plan for the future financial needs of the district while keeping rates affordable and equitable. FCS Group, a consulting company, will conduct the study, which will likely run through January 2020. Representative Sergey Tarasov presented to the PUD board on June 24. The study involves three main elements. First, the equity management plan will determine the amount of annual revenue necessary to fund all… more