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CHELAN - The Chelan River will flow faster and water levels will rise as Chelan PUD begins spring spill to manage Lake Chelan water levels. This year’s spill began in June and will taper off around the end of July, but it can fluctuate at any time depending on weather conditions. Please help Chelan...

Courtesy CC PUD An aerial photo of the Old Mill Park Boat Launch in Manson in 2020
CHELAN/MANSON – Every year is unique for Lake Chelan Basin runoff and refill, and this spring started with a healthy snowpack that’s slow to melt. That means the annual runoff that refills the Lake Chelan this time of year is delayed. It’s been colder than normal these past several weeks....
CHELAN FALLS - Carnan Bergren, a lifelong resident of Chelan County, retired fruit grower and past Chelan County PUD Commissioner has officially announced his intentions to file for election to the Chelan County PUD Commission District 3, presently held by Ann Congdon of Chelan. Carnan Bergren 67,...
WENATCHEE - On Monday, April 4, Chelan County PUD staff provided a preview of the next North Shore Substation design iteration to the Board of Commissioners. They also provided a recap of the February public meeting and the design feedback they received from the public. If you missed that meeting,...
EAST WENATCHEE - Douglas County PUD Commissioners Molly Simpson and Ronald E. Skagen executed the following actions during the March 14, Commission meeting held at the District’s East Wenatchee office: Reviewed bid opening results under bid document 22-23-D, Western Red Cedar Transmission Poles....
  CHELAN – Chelan County PUD has been working on design details for the new North Shore Substation, which will be located on Henderson Road, and they want input on the aesthetic design of the new substation. PUD staff and the landscape architect will present a viewshed analysis...

Crews replace wooden transmission structures (left) with fire-resistant steel (right) in the Chelan Valley. Chelan PUD recently re-energized a high-voltage transmission line after replacing all 34 structures along a four-mile stretch between Union Valley and Chelan. Courtesy Chelan County PUD
CHELAN – Chelan PUD re-energized a high-voltage transmission line rebuilt in fire-resistant steel for better reliability in the Chelan Valley. The months-long upgrade is part of a comprehensive plan to protect customer-owners and the electrical grid in Chelan County from the growing threat of...
WENATCHEE - The electrical grid is working hard to keep everyone warm as temperatures dip into single digits. Chelan PUD wants customers to consider some ways to stay safe, manage energy use and protect water pipes from freezing.   Chelan PUD anticipates that peak energy demand in...

Improvements at Rock Island Powerhouse II is one of many investments called for in Chelan PUD’s five-year business plan. The goal is to boost hydropower capability from 77 percent now to 89 percent in 2025. Courtesy Chelan County PUD
WENATCHEE – Today (Oct. 4), Chelan PUD commissioners conducted their annual review of a five-year plan that maps out how the PUD will provide the best value for the most people for the longest time. The five-year business plan includes large investments in dam modernization, expanded access to...

Kirk Hudson, Chelan County PUD new general manager
WENATCHEE – After an extensive national search, the Chelan County PUD Commission today unanimously selected Kirk Hudson, a recognized public power leader in the Pacific Northwest, as its new general manager. Hudson, who will assume the role on Jan. 1, 2022, has served in several positions for...

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