Department of Public Utilities

Philo Shelton, Utilities Manager
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


Advanced Metering Infrastructure
Utility Metering Solutions (UMS), under contract with the Los Alamos Department of Public Utilities, began installing Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) for the County of Los Alamos starting the week of March 15. AMI is a method of using radio communication technology to read meters remotely without having to physically access the meters on customers’ properties.
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Contact Info



1000 Central Ave., Suite 130

Customer Care In-Person transactions: Monday - Friday 8 am - 5 pm

Call or Email: Monday - Friday 8 am - 5 pm