Life in Grant County

Come for the job,
fall in love with Grant County.

Grant County PUD is a public power leader in a part of Central Washington State where world-class agriculture meets data processing, manufacturing and unlimited outdoor adventure.

Grant County Tourism

The Columbia River powers our two locally owned-and-controlled hydroelectric dams that generate some of the world’s lowest-cost electricity. That hydro resource has funded a fast-and-reliable fiber-optic network we’ve extended to most everyone in the Grant County. The network, like county, is growing.

Families find the cost of living here to be lower than in many areas of Washington with superior quality of life. Even the smallest school districts have caring, creative, quality teachers whose students help feed the vibrant and expanding Big Bend Community College. Regional hospitals with compassionate medical teams are never more than a half-hour away.

Wanapum Dam
Columbia River

Natural beauty is everywhere. The Columbia River carves its way through an outdoor wonderland of rugged basalt canyons and rolling sagelands. Sun shines some 200 days a year here, throughout four marked seasons, to warm fields of row crops, orchards and wine grapes. 

Grant PUD’s 19 recreation areas are gateways to adventure, with camping, boat launches, picnic areas and nature trails. Visitors come to hunt, fish, hike and play on sparkling lakes and the mighty Columbia. Outstanding snow skiing is an hour away. Golf courses, everywhere. 

The City of Moses Lake, county seat of Ephrata and an eclectic mix of smaller, tight-knit, ag-based communities have shops, restaurants, small but lively arts scenes, seasonal festivals and passion for high school sports. All are 2-3 hours from the Seattle and Spokane metro areas for easy big-city getaways. 

You’ll see. Grant County has plenty to offer. Come, work and enjoy.

Grant County Fair

Who We Are

Grant PUD Employee
Group of Grant PUD employees standing near dam railing

Our History