Fiber Acceleration: Dry Lake & Upper Joe Creek


Chelan PUD’s broadband network is expanding in the Dry Lake & Upper Joe Creek area as part of our Public Power Benefit.

What to Expect

  • Work near Wapato and Dry lakes and Upper Joe Creek Road to prepare infrastructure for fiber expansion will occur from January through the end of 2021
  • Working hours are generally Monday – Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • You may see PUD crews or contractors working on the overhead power lines
  • Please watch for trucks or equipment along the roadway.
  • We anticipate some minor traffic impacts during working hours – please follow the directions of flaggers or signage when driving through the work zone
  • Power outages will be needed and affected customers will be notified with details prior to any outage
  • To ensure we can notify you about planned power outages, please make sure we have your correct phone number(s) and email address by entering it here or calling us at 509-661-8002


For questions about current PUD work in your area, please contact Jenna Rahm at

To learn more about fiber internet service, please visit the Chelan PUD Fiber page.