Modern Electric Water Company (MEWCO) is a  customer owned, not-for profit corporation, engaged in providing high quality, economical electric and water utility services for the benefit of residents and businesses in the Spokane Valley for more than 111 years.

Decisions are made by local leaders regarding the water and electric systems that are in the best interest of the customers. MEWCO is governed by a locally elected five-member Board of Directors, which is responsible for determining policy and serves as an advisory panel to the General Manager on all utility matters. The General Manager is responsible for day-to-day administration and operation of the utility.

The company provides electricity services to almost 10,000 customers and water services to 6,000 customers. MEWCO caters its services to residential, commercial and light industrial customers.  Further, the company purchases 100% of the power it sells from the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA).