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Preparing for Crew Arrival

Preparing for Crew Arrival

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You've reported your power outage. While waiting for OPPD to arrive, here are some things you can do to get ready.

  • Stay away from downed power lines. Always assume they are live.
  • Unlock gates. OPPD needs access to your yard to work on electrical equipment.
  • Leash pets or move them inside your house.
  • Provide a clear path for OPPD trucks to get to electrical equipment.

Find information online, including outages in your area.
     ~ StormandOutage.com 
     ~ Twitter - @oppdcares and @oppdstorm
     ~ Facebook – Omaha Public Power District

Download the OPPDconnect app, through which you can
     ~ Report future outages
     ~ Report streetlight outages
     ~ Find other information about OPPD

Crew Warning

You can help prevent a power outage

There are things you can do to prevent outages, or help OPPD restore power quickly and safely.
     ~ Know the guidelines and landscape around padmount transformers properly.
     ~ Plant the right trees, and trim regularly to help keep lines clear and safe from falling limbs.