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What you should know about outage restoration

February 26, 2018 | Joe Comstock | how does that work, power outages, restoration
flashlight lying on a floor in the dark, what should you do in a power outage

OPPD takes pride in its high reliability numbers. Each year, the utility ranks among the best in the nation.

However, outages do occur. Sometimes weather, vehicle crashes, equipment failure and even animals cause disruptions in service. Whatever the cause, OPPD’s Storm & Outage Center has up-to-date information.

What should you do in a power outage? The following infographic explains the “before,” “during,” and “after” stages of an outage, with valuable information about outage restoration.outage restoration

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About Joe Comstock

Joe Comstock, after 16 years of working as a designer, art director, illustrator and sculptor in Los Angeles, moved back to Omaha and is currently a content generalist at OPPD. Skilled in all things creative, he can make the mundane - magical, the trite - tantalizing and the difficult – digestible. Along with being a lover of alliteration, he has a keen interest in golf, paintball, hunting and not doing yard work. His California wife moved back with him and loves everything but the winters. His two children are both stand-up comedians.

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