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CUSTOMER NOTICE Monday, March 5, 2018


The purpose of this notice is to inform customers of Salmon Valley Water Company (“Salmon Valley” or “Company”) of the Company’s sale to Northwest Natural Gas Company’s (“NW Natural”) wholly-owned subsidiary, NW Natural Water Company, LLC (“NW Natural Water LLC”).  NW Natural Water LLC and Salmon Valley entered into the transaction on December 18, 2017, and the transaction will close, and the sale will be effective following regulatory approval by the Public Utility Commission of Oregon, no sooner than 60 days from the date of this notice.

The owner of Salmon Valley is selling the Company to NW Natural Water LLC as the owner believes it is in the best interest of the community, its customers and its stockholder.  The entire company will be sold to NW Natural Water LLC and will continue to exist as Salmon Valley after the sale, with the same employees, billing platform, and customer service representatives.  NW Natural Water LLC and Salmon Valley expect that the transition will be seamless, and customers will not be harmed by the transaction.

The property transaction being proposed by the water utility is under review by the Public Utility Commission of Oregon. For more information about the filing or to follow the regulatory process of the Commission’s review check the Commission’s website at or contact the Consumer Services Section at 503-378-6600; 1-800-522-2404; or TTY 711.

If you have questions about the transaction and transition to NW Natural Water LLC ownership, you may contact Salmon Valley or NW Natural.

Contact information for Salmon Valley:

Salmon Valley Water Company

Attn: Michael Bowman

Mailing Address: PO Box 205, Welches, OR 97067

Physical Address: 24525 E Welches Road, Welches, OR 97067

Telephone Number:  503-622-4083

Emergency Phone Number:  503-622-4083

E-mail Address:



Contact information for NW Natural:

Northwest Natural Gas Company

Attn: Melissa Moore

220 NW Second Avenue

Portland, Oregon 97209

E-mail Address:

Telephone Number:  503-226-4211


On September 25 the Oregon PUC approved the Sale of SVWC to Northwest Natural Water, LLC

On November 1, 2018 the sale of Salmon Valley Water Company was completed

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