Department of Public Utilities

Philo Shelton
Utilities Manager, Philo S. Shelton, III, P.E.

Operating under the jurisdiction and control of the Board of Public Utilities, the Los Alamos County Department of Public Utilities (DPU) is a customer service oriented municipal utility that provides electric, gas, water and sewer services for County residents and businesses and provides wholesale electric and water services to the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL).
After-hours Emergencies: Call Police Dispatch at 505.662.8222

In-person Customer Care Center Visits: As of November 16th, in-person assistance is suspended due to recent COVID Health Order.


Los Alamos Dept. of Public Utilities Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2020
The Department of Public Utilities has issued its Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2020. You can read it here.
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White Rock Water Resource Recovery Facility Construction
Los Alamos Dept of Public Utilities is seeking public comment on the following project: DPU proposes to construct a water resource recovery facility to replace the existing White Rock wastewater treatment facility. DPU has been granted funding from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund Loan program.
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Contact Info



1000 Central Ave., Suite 130

Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Customer Care In-Person-Suspended Due to Recent COVID Health Order