News Releases

The National Hydro Association recently presented its Outstanding Stewards of America’s Waters Award to Grant PUD for its video tour of Wanapum Dam. The NHA stated that Grant PUD received the award for its educational value. “Grant County PUD crafted … Continue reading →
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Grant County PUD and Sheriff urge locals to report suspicious activity Grant PUD and the Grant County Sheriff’s Office remind residents to report suspicious activity related to electric system facilities immediately EPHRATA, Wash. – Grant PUD’s main objective is to … Continue reading →
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EPHRATA, Wash.— Grant PUD Commissioners announced the appointment of former Chief Financial Officer Kevin Nordt as the new general manager effective June 3, 2016 during their normal business meeting today. Nordt joined Grant PUD in 2004 and brings more than … Continue reading →
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By Laine Barth, Grant PUD intern That cute, little squirrel running around the neighborhood might seem harmless, but increasingly these invasive animals are the cause of two mayor annoyances in Grant County, power and fiber-optic outages. Squirrels love to gnaw … Continue reading →
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January 12, 2016  Grant PUD announces potential leadership changes General manager outlines transition plan for new leader EPHRATA, Wash.— On January 12, Tony Webb announced a succession plan to Grant PUD commissioners which outlines his transition out of the General … Continue reading →
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Network service now available to more than 400 customers EPHRATA, Wash.— Customers in the McConihe Flats area northwest of Moses Lake near Highway 17 and near Priest Rapids Dam can now subscribe to Grant PUD’s High Speed Wireless Network. Customers … Continue reading →
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Average residential bill to increase $1.50 a month EPHRATA, Wash. – Grant PUD Commissioners have adopted a $257.5 million budget and also set electric prices for all customer groups in 2016. The 2016 budget, adopted on Nov. 10, allows Grant … Continue reading →
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Grand opening for facility, located near Wanapum Dam, is Dec. 1 at 10 a.m. BEVERLY, Wash. — The grand opening for The Power of the Columbia River, Grant PUD’s new visitor center is Tuesday, Dec. 1 at 10 a.m. Following … Continue reading →
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October 12, 2015 Three PUD employees remain at Harborview Medical Center EPHRATA, Wash. —   Three employees remain at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle following last week’s accident at Grant PUD’s Priest Rapids Dam which hospitalized six power-plant electricians and operators. … Continue reading →
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 9, 2015 Support Fund Established at Granco Credit Union EPHRATA, Wash. —   A support fund has been established at Granco in Ephrata, Washington for injured employees and their families resulting from recent events at Priest Rapids … Continue reading →
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EPHRATA, Wash. —   On Thursday Oct. 8, an electrical equipment failure was reported in the powerhouse at Grant PUD’s Priest Rapids Dam. As a result of the equipment failure, six employees sustained various levels of injury. As of 8 a.m. … Continue reading →
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October 8, 2015 EPHRATA, Wash. —  (Updated with new information at 7:00 p.m.) At approximately 4:15 p.m. today an explosion was reported at Priest Rapids Dam along the Columbia River. At this point there are six confirmed employees with various … Continue reading →
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