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

TOP FEATURES


 
Voice of the Customer Survey 2022 is Complete
03/18/2022
In a recent survey of Los Alamos utility customers, the Department of Public Utilities (DPU) received positive scores while also finding there are areas that need work.
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DPU Water Rate Hearings Scheduled
Two public hearings for water rate changes are on the calendar. The Department of Public Utilities (DPU) is proposing water rate adjustments spanning the next four years. The first public hearing will be held at the September 21 Board of Public Utilities (BPU) meeting on Zoom. If the BPU approves the proposed rate ordinance, a second hearing will occur on October 18 at the Los Alamos County Council meeting. The rates must be adopted by the County Council before they can be put into place.
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Proposed Gas Rate Increases on the Table
The Department of Public Utilities is proposing gas rate increases spanning the next four years. Two public hearings for the rate changes are planned. The first public hearing will take place at the July 20th Board of Public Utilities meeting. If the BPU approves the rate ordinance, a second hearing will be held on August 30th, at the Los Alamos County Council meeting. The rates must be adopted by the County Council before they can be put in place.
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Introducing: the Power of Induction!
The Los Alamos Department of Public Utilities (DPU) launched a new program this week to introduce customers to the concept of cooking by induction—an idea that could have a positive impact on the environment.
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Annual Drinking Water Quality Report Available Now
Los Alamos and White Rock residents should have found the 2021 Drinking Water Quality Report from the Department of Public Utilities (DPU) in their mailboxes recently.
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Contact Info

505-662-8333

505-662-8005

[email protected]

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