Quick Facts

Information below based on 2015 Data

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

Number of Customers

  • Residential: 35,470
  • Irrigation: 4,817
  • Industrial: 32
  • Commercial: 6,949
  • Large Commercial: 110
  • Street Light and Other: 82
  • Total Retail Customers: 47,460

Broadband

  • 68% of Grant County has access to fiber service
  • Number of customers with fiber-optic availability: 29,169
  • Miles of fiber optic distribution cable: 1095
  • Miles of fiber optic backbone cable: 282
  • Number of customers with wireless network availability: 2,053

Electric System

  • 53 Substations
  • High voltage transmission lines: 461 miles
  • Overhead distribution lines (13.2 kV): 2,775 miles
  • Underground Distribution lines (13.2kV): 1,032 miles
  • Transformers (overhead): 24,095
  • Transformers (padmount): 9,224
  • 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