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Keeping the power on remains top priority amid COVID-19

OPPD is taking a calm, thorough and thoughtful approach as more cases of coronavirus are reported in the service territory.

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Balloons can cause problems with power lines

Foil, or mylar, balloons can cause power outages and damage equipment if they come into contact with energized lines. Take these steps when disposing of them.

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Video: Warm up to space heater safety

The heaters are a quick way to warm up a space, but they pose plenty of hazards to avoid with proper safety practices.

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Infographic: Prepare for winter driving

By adding a few standard items to your car's trunk, you'll be ready for anything winter driving can throw at you this season.

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Guard yourself – and your wallet – against scammers

Nov. 17-23 is Scam Awareness Week, and utility customers are often the target for scammers. Follow these tips to ensure you don’t fall victim.

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Treat yourself! 6 Halloween safety tips

Refresh your children – and yourself – on safety tips for the holiday, plus a DIY lineman costume too cute to resist.

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