PUD Service Area

Columbia River PUD serves about 19,000 electric meters in Columbia County, Oregon, and a small portion of northern Multnomah County. Our territory is bordered by Clatskanie People’s Utility District to the north, by Portland General Electric to the south, by the Columbia River to the east and by West Oregon Electric Cooperative to the west.

Columbia County

Map of Oregon Counties, highlighting Columbia County

 

PUD Service Area

The PUD’s service area is divided into five subdivisions. Voters within each subdivision elect a representative to the PUD’s Board of Directors. Board Members set rates and policies for the PUD, and serve staggered four-year terms.

 

Black areas on service map: Clatskanie PUD serves the 1940 city limits of Rainer. Portland General Electric serves the Cascade Tissue paper mill in St. Helens and the former Trojan Nuclear Facility in Prescott.