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 2015 and indicate information for that calendar year.

Electric System Statistics

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

Electric line miles: 6,339

New electric service connections: 3,702

Customers

  • Residential: 305,916
  • Commercial: 30,793
  • Industrial: 74
  • Other (street lighting, temporary lighting, etc.): 228
  • Total Customers: 337,011

Generating capacity (Jackson Hydroelectric Project, Woods Creek Hydroelectric Project, Youngs Creek Hydroelectric Project): 120 megawatts (MW)

Average number of employees: 972

Energy sales: 8,240,004 megawatt-hours (MWh)

Operating revenues : $607,299,000

2015 Retail Power Resources:

Bonneville Power Administration (net of Slice sales) 82%
PUD Hydro (Jackson, Woods Creek, Youngs Creek) 6%
Wind 6%
Market Purchases 5%
Other Renewables (biogas, co-generation, solar & contracted small hydro)* 1%

*Some of the environmental attributes have been sold in order to support the PUD's renewable energy and R&D efforts.

2014 Fuel Mix:

Washington state law requires utilities to publish their fuel mix for customers.

Coal Generation1 5%
Hydroelectric Generation 81%
Natural Gas Generation1 2%
Nuclear Generation2 8%
Wind Generation 4%
Total 100%

Based on data from the state of Washington as of 12/31/14 (year-end figures updated each summer of the following year).

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. The state requires the PUD to assume that a portion of these market purchases are attributed to coal even though the utility intentionally strives to avoid purchases from carbon-emitting resources. 
2BPA-supplied.

A portion of the PUD's environmental attributes from its renewable resources have been sold to fund the utility's renewable energy and R&D projects.

 


Water System Statistics

The bulk of the PUD’s water supply (74%) to serve its customers is purchased from the City of Everett, and some customers are supplied by well water.

Service area: 205 square miles

Operations:

  • 9 water systems
  • 375 miles of pipe ranging from 1” to 30” diameter
  • 31 reservoirs (15.4 mg of storage)
  • 18 pump stations / 54 pumps
  • 3 treatment plants (Sunday Lake, Lake Stevens & Kayak)
  • 2,368 hydrants
  • 6,616 valves
  • 939 blow-offs
  • 425 air/vacs
  • 104 PRV’s
  • 26 master meters
  • 195 million cubic feet of water delivered (excluding wholesale)
  • 19 million cubic feet of wholesale water delivered
  • Average residential usage 60,000 gallons per year
  • Elevation variance: 20’- 730’

Customers: 19,436

Employees: 22

Related Information

Rates

Electric Rates: As of October 1, 2015, the current residential billing rate for electric service is about 9.9 cents per kilowatt-hour.

View current water rates

Leadership

Commissioners: 
Toni Olson, Kathleen Vaughn (District 1 Commissioner position vacant)

CEO/General Manager:
Craig Collar

Leadership Team:

  • Craig Collar
    CEO/General Manager
  • Anne Spangler
    General Counsel
  • Jim West
    Assistant General Manager, Customer & Energy Services
  • John Haarlow 
    Assistant General Manager, Distribution & Engineering Services
  • Glenn McPherson 
    Assistant General Manager, Finance
  • Benjamin Beberness
    Chief Information Officer, Information Technology Services
  • Tom DeBoer
    Assistant General Manager, Generation, Power, Rates & Transmission Management
  • Brant Wood
    Assistant General Manager, Water Utility
  • Jessica Matlock
    Government Relations & Communications Director
  • Kristi Treckeme 
    Employee Resources Director
  • Julee Cunningham 
    Communications, Marketing & Business Readiness Director
  • Garth Williams
    Enterprise Resource Planning Program Executive