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Proposed Changes to the Non-potable Water Rate
DATE CHANGE: The Board of Public Utilities will hold a public hearing on August 16, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. at the Los Alamos Municipal Building at 1000 Central Avenue in Council Chambers to consider and receive public comment on Los Alamos County Code Ordinance No. 02-277 pertaining to non-potable water rates.  READ MORE...
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Proposed Changes to Water and Sewer Rates
PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE TO AUGUST 8TH. The Board of Public Utilities approved proposed Code Ordinance No. 02-275 and 02-276 pertaining to increases to the water and sewage rates. The Council Council will consider adoption of the proposed ordinances at a public hearing on August, 8th 2017 @ 6 P.M. Municipal Building, 1000 Central Avenue, Los Alamos, NM.   READ MORE...
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Future Energy Resources Committee, Reports and Implementation
A final Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) that assesses future electric power supply options for Los Alamos County is anticipated in early August. The electric power industry is changing dramatically to reduce its emissions of carbon dioxide and other “greenhouse” gases. The Board of Public Utilities (BPU) established in 2013 a goal for the Department of Public Utilities “to be a carbon neutral electric provider by 2040.”   READ MORE...
Get the New Los Alamos DPU App for Your Utility Account!
Los Alamos County is pleased to offer you a NEW convenient way to manage your utility account more effectively online or on your mobile device at no cost to you! Get the app today, register and start enjoying the benefits of this user-friendly tool!  READ MORE...
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Read Important Recent DPU Reports
Read the 2016 Drinking Water Quality Report, FY16 DPU Annual Report, the FY17 Quarter 3 Report and the Los Alamos Wastewater Plant Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan & Temporary Erosion Control Plan  READ MORE...
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Carbon Free Power Project (Small Modular Nuclear Reactor)
At the direction of the Board of Public utilities, DPU is exploring whether or not to add a next-generation nuclear power facility to the County's energy generation portfolio to meet a 2040 goal to be carbon neutral. Through its membership with UAMPS (Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems), DPU is specifically looking at the Carbon Free Power Project that will utilize small modular reactor technology developed by NuScale Power.   READ MORE...