2018 Rate Hearings Announced

The Board of Commissioners of Public Utility District No. 1 of Lewis County will hold public hearings on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at its Morton Auditorium located at 240 7th Street, Morton, WA and on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 during its regularly scheduled Commission Meeting at 10:00 a.m. at its Chehalis Auditorium […]


WPUDA Honors Lewis PUD Employees

The Washington Public Utility District Association (WPUDA) recently awarded two Lewis County PUD employees the WPUDA Good Samaritan Award. The WPUDA Good Samaritan Award is given to a member or members who, in the past year, demonstrated meritorious action in a life-threatening situation. Corenne Moses and Bonnie Young were presented the award for their quick […]


Lewis County PUD Commissioners Approve 2018 Budget

The Commissioners of Public Utility District No. 1 of Lewis County approved its 2018 Budget during their public meeting on Tuesday, December 5th in Morton. The $73.8 million budget includes an approximate $1.4 million deficit. Due to the 2018 budget deficit, the Commissioners approved a rate proceeding schedule to address the deficit. Public Rate hearings […]

News, Recreation

Day Use Park Closed

The day use park has been closed due to high river flows. Please continue to check our website and recreation page for updated information.


Public Comment on Conservation Potential Assessment

Lewis County PUD is taking public comment until 5:00 p.m. on December 15, 2017 on its final draft Conservation Potential Assessment (CPA). You can submit written comments to Norm Goodbla, Energy Services Manager at or mail them to PO Box 330, Chehalis, WA  98532.  You can also make oral comments during regularly scheduled Lewis […]

News, Outage News

Power Has Been Restored : Wide Spread Outage November 15th early morning

The power from Bonneville Power Administration to two of our substations; Leonard Road Substation in Onalaska and the Salkum substation has been interrupted. We are working towards switching around these substations. Your patience is appreciated during these outages. Areas affected to include: Hwy 508; Silvercreek, Cinebar, Salkum, Onalaska, Ethel Areas

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Outage Restored : November 14th Outage

We are currently experiencing a wide spread outage in the Napavine area from our Avery Road Substation to Mary’s Corner to include the business junction of Hwy 12 and I-5. Crew is in-route.  

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Large Outage Affecting Packwood

Crews are in route at this hour to Packwood in response to a large scale outage affecting North Packwood and portions of down town.  We thank you for your patience while we work to restore power this evening. Crews found a tree limb to be the cause of the outage and made quick work of […]

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Downtown Chehalis Power Outage

We are currently experiencing an outage in the downtown Chehalis area.  Crews have been dispatched and expect repairs to be completed by 5:00 pm. We appreciate your patience during this unscheduled outage. As of 4:22 pm all power has been restored.

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Update: September 8th Boistfort Road Outage

Scheduled Outage Update: Lewis County PUD #1 will conduct a scheduled outage Friday, September 8th, on the Boistfort Road in Chehalis. This will occur during the hours of 3:00 am to 7:00 am.  The District will need to move overhead lines for the Lewis County Road Department to make repairs.