About Clark Public Utilities

Clark Public Utilities is a customer-owned public utility. We provide electricity service to more than 193,000 customers throughout Clark County, and water service to about 30,000 homes and businesses in unincorporated areas. For more than 75 years, we have committed to bringing our community the most reliable and affordable electricity and water services possible.

By the Numbers

  • Founded in 1938
  • More than 193,000 customers
  • Service area of 628 square miles

Board of Commissioners

As a public utility we are governed by an elected board of three commissioners, representing our customer-owners. The board meets twice a month to set policies and oversee utility operations.

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Wayne W. Nelson, CEO and General Manager

From Our CEO

“It seems simple. A flip of a switch to light your home, or a turn of the faucet to fill a glass. And that’s the way we want it to be: simple and reliable. But there’s a lot of work behind the scenes here at Clark Public Utilities that goes into making sure you don’t have to think twice about your family’s electric and water service.

We work every day, all year long to maintain the most reliable system possible, at the lowest cost. And any time you call, you’ll get a real person, right here in Clark County, to help you.

As a public utility we are always working to be the best stewards of our resources as possible. That includes natural as well as financial resources. It’s all part of our responsibility to you as a customer, and to the Clark County communities we serve.”

Wayne W. Nelson
CEO and General Manager

Our Staff


Management Staff

Management Staff

Get to know our leadership team, which includes eight departments, each led by a director.

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Key Accounts Managers

Key Accounts Managers

Every Clark County business receives tailored service from a designated account manager.

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Key Personnel

Key Personnel

See the good work we do behind the scenes to keep your utility running smoothly.

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Community Involvement

Electric and water services are vital to making Clark County a safe, comfortable place to live, work and play. As a publicly owned utility, we are committed to helping our communities thrive and giving back to the customers we serve.

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CPU Team

Annual Report

View independently audited financial statements for all the utility’s systems, plus highlights of our projects and plans. READ MORE ›

Public Documents

From annual reports to resource planning, learn more about the inner workings of your public utility here.

Press Releases

Press Releases/News

Recent announcements and news archives

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Jobs with CPU

Jobs

Current job openings and how to apply

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New Seasons Market Business Case Study

Business Case Studies

See how local businesses are finding ways to reduce energy waste and boost the bottom line

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Contact Us Today

This is your utility, and we’re happy to answer your questions.

Please call us at 360-992-3000, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, all year long.

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