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 2018 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: 6,496

New electric service connections: 4,341

Customers

  • Residential: 318,421
  • Commercial: 31,712
  • Industrial: 80
  • Other (street lighting, temporary lighting, etc.): 205
  • Total Customers: 350,418

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: 1,005

Energy sales: 8,503,428 megawatt-hours (MWh)

Operating revenues : $682,185,000

2018 Retail Power Resources:

Bonneville Power Administration (net of Slice sales) 81.1%
PUD Hydro (Jackson, Woods Creek, Youngs Creek) 7.6%
Wind 7.0%
Market Purchases 4.0%
Other Renewables (biogas, co-generation, solar & contracted small hydro) 0.3%


We are 98% Carbon-Free 
(2017 data)

2017 Fuel Mix: 
Washington state law requires utilities to publish their fuel mix for customers.

Coal Generation 1 <1%
Hydroelectric Generation 90%
Natural Gas Generation 1 <1%
Nuclear Generation 2 9%
Other Generation 3 <1%
Total 100%

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

Based on data received from the state of Washington on 11/8/18.

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 non-biogenic and petroleum.

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
  • 396 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: 21,429

Employees: 27

Water Sales: 222 million c.f.

Operating revenues: $13,108,288

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

Leadership Team:

  • Pam Baley
    Assistant General Manager, Customer & Energy Services
  • Melissa Collins
    Senior Manager/Clerk of the Board
  • Julee Cunningham 
    Director, Communications, Marketing & Business Readiness
  • Tom DeBoer
    Assistant General Manager, Generation, Power, Rates & Transmission Management
  • Dean Galvez
    Chief Information Officer, Information Technology Services
  • Kim Johnston
    Director, Government & External Affairs
  • Allison Jubb
    Director, Employee Resources
  • Glenn McPherson 
    Chief Financial Officer, Finance
  • Guy Payne
    Assistant General Manager, Distribution & Engineering Services
  • Anne Spangler
    General Counsel
  • Brant Wood
    Assistant General Manager, Water Utility