Quick Facts

Information below based on 2016 Data

  • Population of Service Area: 93,259
  • Area Served (square miles): 2,777

Number of Active Meters

  • Residential: 37,056
  • Irrigation: 5,129
  • Industrial: 91
  • Commercial: 6,851
  • Large Commercial: 113
  • Street Light and Other: 406
  • Total Active Meters: 49,646

Broadband

  • 70% of Grant County has access to fiber service
  • Number of customers with fiber-optic availability: 29,429
  • Miles of fiber optic distribution cable: 1095
  • Miles of fiber optic backbone cable: 282
  • Number of customers with wireless network availability: 2,829

Electric System

  • 53 Substations
  • High voltage transmission lines: 463 miles
  • Overhead distribution lines (13.2 kV): 2,779 miles
  • Underground Distribution lines (13.2kV): 1,057 miles
  • Transformers (overhead): 24,215
  • Transformers (padmount): 9,380
  • Peak load: 717 MW

Wanapum Dam Basics

  • 10 turbines and generators
  • 8,637' long x 180' tall
  • Construction: July 1959 - Oct. 1963
  • Rated Capacity: 1,148 MW

Priest Rapids Dam Basics

  • 10 turbines and generators
  • 10,103' long x 180' tall
  • Construction: July 1956 - Oct. 1959
  • Rated capacity: 956 MW