Have you found the books Clark gave to elementary school libraries? This year’s book is Drop: An Adventure through the Water Cycle

Fueling the future with renewable energy

Learn about the renewable energy sources that help power your home and town. By harnessing the power of water, wind, and the sun, we add clean, renewable power to the energy grid.

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Get the inside scoop on Clark Public Utilities

Watch these videos to learn the basics about power, water and more in Clark County, Washington and beyond:


Hear what it’s like to be a Water Systems Operator


Understand why it’s important to be safe around electrical substations


Learn the details of our Community Solar projects

Every living thing needs water

Our whole world depends on having plenty of fresh, clean water. Learn where our water comes from in Clark County, how we can help keep it clean, and why water is so important!

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Lena Wittler, Clark Public Utilities' CEO

A welcome message from Lena Wittler, Clark Public Utilities' CEO and General Manager

“Imagination and curiosity are two of the most powerful forces in our life-long journey of learning, and I hope you’re inspired to discover more about the dynamic world of electricity and water as you explore the PowerZone!

This new online destination, built just for the students and educators of Clark County, is where you’ll find resources related to the utility industry, renewable energy, safety and our environment.

From interactive activities about the science and safety of electricity and water, to introductions to a variety of career opportunities in the utility industry, there’s plenty to explore for students of all ages, parents and educators.

All of us at Clark Public Utilities are proud to be a community partner in student education and we hope this is just the first stop as you get to know more about the complex and exciting world of utility work.”