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Video: Learn about OPPD’s outage restoration process

June 3, 2019 | Jason Kuiper | power outages, restoration, video
outage restoration process for OPPD involving underground cable wires on a spool

Unfortunately, power outages happen. Outage causes range from severe weather to vehicle crashes to animals interfering with equipment. Each utility has its own outage restoration process that expedites the restoration of power.

OPPD is no exception. The utility has set a process of what happens when customers lose power. The response effort involves many areas of OPPD.

The above video by Dundee Digital gives a glimpse into what OPPD does when the power goes out.

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About Jason Kuiper

Jason Kuiper joined OPPD as a communications specialist in 2015. He is a former staff writer and reporter at the Omaha World-Herald, where he covered a wide range of topics but spent the majority of his career covering crime. He is a graduate of the University of Nebraska at Omaha and has also appeared in several true crime documentary shows. In his free time he enjoys cooking, spending time with his wife and three children, and reading crime novels.

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