Sunday, December 03, 2006

Grant Co. PUD raises funds for improvements at Wanapum and Priest Rapids dams

Columbia Basin Herald -- By Chrystal Doucette
"COLUMBIA BASIN -- The Grant County Public Utility District is selling $253 million in bonds for improvements to two dams on the Columbia River. The PUD Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the sale of $186.4 million in bonds for the Wanapum Hydroelectric Development and $66.6 million in bonds to the Priest Rapids Hydroelectric Development Thursday. Bond Counsel for the PUD Nancy Neraas said the PUD expects to have the money in hand by Tuesday."