Snohomish County Public Utility District No. 1

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Customer Service (M-F 8a-5:30p): 425-783-1000

Quick Facts

Snohomish County PUD is a municipal corporation of the state of Washington, formed by a majority vote of the people for the purpose of providing electric and/or water utility service. There are 27 other PUDs in Washington, but we are the largest.

Snohomish County PUD is the second largest publicly owned utility in the Pacific Northwest and the 12th largest in the nation in terms of customers served.

Headquarters: 2320 California Street, Everett, Washington 98201 (Mailing Address: PO Box 1107, Everett, WA 98206-1107). Main Switchboard: 425-783-1000. All PUD offices are open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., excluding holidays (the Electric Building headquarters is open until 5:30 p.m.).

The following statistics were compiled at year-end December 2019 and indicate information for that calendar year (unless specifically noted).

Electric System Statistics

Service area: 2,200 square miles, including all of Snohomish County and Camano Island.

Electric line miles: 6,547

New electric service connections: 4,339

Customers

  • Residential: 322,225
  • Commercial: 32,443
  • Industrial: 81
  • Other (street lighting, temporary lighting, etc.): 204
  • Total Customers: 354,953

Generating capacity (Jackson Hydro Project, Woods Creek Hydro Project, Youngs Creek Hydro Project, Calligan Hydro Project, Hancock Hydro Project): 132 megawatts (MW)

Average number of employees: 1,046

Energy sales: 7,932,734 megawatt-hours (MWh)

Operating revenues : $671,584,000

2019 Retail Power Resources:

Bonneville Power Administration (net of Slice sales) 77.1%
PUD Hydro (Jackson, Woods Creek, Youngs Creek) 5.7%
Wind 6.7%
Market Purchases 10.2%*
Other Renewables (biogas, co-generation, solar & contracted small hydro) 0.3%


*The PUD’s 2019 market purchases reflect above-average demand during colder-than-normal temperatures in February and March, and below-average conditions for hydropower generation. Historically, the PUD’s market purchases range from 4 to 6 percent.

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2018 Fuel Mix: 
Washington state law requires utilities to publish their fuel mix for customers.

Coal Generation 1 0%
Hydroelectric Generation 80%
Natural Gas Generation 1 0%
Nuclear Generation 2 <10%
Wind Generation 7%
Other Generation 3 1%
Unspecified 2, 4
<3%
Total 100%

Note: Total may not add up to 100% due to rounding.

Based on data received from the state of Washington on 9/13/19.

1The PUD does not have coal or natural gas resources in its power supply portfolio. It does make market purchases to balance or match its loads and resources. These purchases, along with market purchases made by BPA, may incidentally include coal or natural gas resources, which are assigned to the utility.

2BPA-supplied.

3Includes biomass, other bio-genic/non-biogenic, solar, biogas.

4The 2019 Legislative update to the Fuel Mix Disclosure requirement adds a new category for "unspecified resources" of electric power. For information on this update, visit the Washington State Department of Commerce website: Fuel Disclosure


Water System Statistics

The bulk of the PUD’s water supply (72%) to serve its customers is purchased from the City of Everett, and some customers are supplied by well water.

Service area: about 196 square miles

Operations:

  • 10 water systems
  • 408 miles of pipe ranging from 1” to 30” diameter
  • 17 reservoirs (15.5 mg of storage)
  • 4 treatment plants (Sunday Lake, Lake Stevens, Kayak, Warm Beach)
  • Average residential usage 78,000 gallons per year

Average number of customers: 21,635

Employees: 27

Water Sales: 223 million c.f.

Operating revenues: $13,764,000

Related Information

Rates

Electric Rates: As of October 1, 2017, the current residential billing rate for electric service is about 10.4 cents per kilowatt-hour. The average business rate is 8.3 cents per kilowatt-hour.

View all electric rates

View current water rates

Leadership

Commissioners: 
District 1: Sidney (Sid) Logan
District 2: Rebecca Wolfe
District 3: Tanya (Toni) Olson

CEO/General Manager:
John Haarlow

Executive Leadership Team:

  • Melissa Collins
    Commission & Executive Services Director
  • Julee Cunningham 
    Director, Communications, Marketing & Business Readiness
  • Pam Baley
    Assistant General Manager, Customer & Energy Services
  • Guy Payne
    Assistant General Manager, Distribution & Engineering Services
  • Scott Jones
    Chief Financial Officer, Finance
  • Anne Spangler
    General Counsel
  • Kim Johnston
    Director, Government & External Affairs
  • Allison Jubb
    Director, Human Resources
  • Dean Galvez
    Chief Information Officer, Information Technology Services
  • Brant Wood
    Assistant General Manager, Water Utility
  • Jason Zyskowski
    Assistant General Manager, Facilities, Generation, Power, Rates & Transmission Management