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Grant PUD officials expect analysis to continue for the next several weeks Crews continue investigating the leakage discovered in spillway monoliths at Priest Rapids Dam. Initial analysis shows that a disbonded lift joint is the source of the leakage. A … Continue reading →
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DURING TUESDAY’S MEETING COMMISSIONERS -Unanimously approved a $2.8 million increase to the contract with Voith Hydro Inc. and an extension of 15 days, bringing the total revised contract maximum to $14.3 million. Voith is a contractor on an approximately 10-year … Continue reading →
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Grant PUD officials declare a non-failure emergency Out of an abundance of caution, Grant PUD officials have declared a non-failure emergency at Priest Rapids Dam, after inspection drilling revealed leaking in spillway monoliths. Grant PUD will reduce reservoir elevation behind … Continue reading →
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Microsoft officials announced during the commission meeting in Beverly on March 27 that the company is making a $200,000 contribution toward building out wholesale fiber optic service to residents in the City of George. Paul Englis, of Microsoft, told the … Continue reading →
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Funding will help bring additional connectivity to customers and businesses through fiber service EPHRATA, Wash. – Microsoft will contribute $200,000 for the buildout of Grant PUD’s wholesale fiber-optic network in the George area, Grant PUD commissioners learned Tuesday. Since 2006, … Continue reading →
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New rate will increase average monthly residential power bill by $1.49 EPHRATA — Grant PUD commissioners Tuesday approved the next of a proposed series of small, annual electric-rate increases that will generate an estimated 2-percent more revenue over 12 months. … Continue reading →
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Grant PUD Commissioners set rates for 2018 (2:47:30) New rate will increase average monthly residential power bill by $1.49 Grant PUD commissioners Tuesday approved the next of a proposed series of small, annual electric-rate increases that will generate an estimated … Continue reading →
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Visitors will have access to the on-island boat launch by Memorial Day weekend  EPHRATA, Wash. – Crescent Bar Island has been bustling with construction activity for the past several months all in an effort to finish three final large projects … Continue reading →
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Commission meeting recap Feb. 13, 2018 Even in light of the shorter 60-day legislative session, it has proven to be a busy and jam-packed scene in Olympia. Wednesday (Feb. 14) is the cut-off day for a proposed bill to make … Continue reading →
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Extraordinary load growth demanded a faster way to build. Grant County PUD found one. By Russ Seiler and Mark Milacek, Grant County PUD EPHRATA, WA — Pushed by a decade of extraordinary industrial load growth, Grant County Public Utility District … Continue reading →
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Commissioners study 2-percent increase in annual rate revenue (1:30:00) and (3:37:15) Grant PUD commissioners got a look Tuesday at a proposed slate of rate increases across most Grant PUD customer types that would generate an estimated 2 percent more in … Continue reading →
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Utility’s customer service has plan to help customers with estimated billing EPHRATA, Wash. – Grant PUD is asking customers concerned with high bills this winter to contact its customer service department by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or calling (509) 766-2505. Many of … Continue reading →
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