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Power outage in Dripping Springs, Texas? Contact your local utility company.
Power restored to most customers in parts of Lee County | KXAN Austin Open Navigation Close Navigation
Bluebonnet Electric said 260 customers lost power in an area north of Giddings in Lee County early Thursday morning after Wednesday's cold front blew through the area. The company said power should be restored by 5 a.m.
Substantial loss of life' possible in Florida as Hurricane Ian takes aim at South Carolina | CNN Close icon
Ian's vicious combination of winds, rain and storm surge caused at least a dozen deaths, flooded homes, cut off roadways and left millions of Florida residents without power Thursday as it again intensified into a hurricane in the Atlantic Ocean and barreled toward South Carolina.
Texas-Alabama digital ticket issues stemmed from tech company outage Open Navigation Close Navigation
Issues with digital tickets for Saturday's Texas-Alabama game at DKR Texas Memorial Stadium stemmed from the tech company itself, officials with University of Texas Athletics said.
More than 10,000 Virginians lost power Wednesday in Virginia Beach after a squirrel got into a substation.
California avoids outages after day of grid-straining heat – KXAN Austin Open Navigation Close Navigation
There are multiple options for customers who would like to pay their utility bills while NBU's offices and drive-thru are closed.
In response to a heat warning issued by the National Weather Service, League City Public Works is taking measures to keep the Dallas Salmon Wastewater Treatment Plant and other facilities running.
On Sunday evening, the Electric Reliability Council of Texas announced it would be asking Texans to voluntarily conserve energy on Monday during peak usage hours, between 2 and 8 p.m.
The Odessa water outage underscores growing problem of aging pipes in Texas | KXAN Austin Open Navigation Close Navigation
Texas had 3,866 water boil notices in 2021, the most in the last decade. Aging water systems threaten water supply and quality — and for many small towns across the state, they won’t be cheap to repair.
GVA Management is behind the property and said they found a broken main water line on Saturday, and several buildings were without water.
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Power Outage FAQs
What is Power Outage?
Power outage (also called a power cut, a power blackout, power failure or a blackout) is a short-term or a long-term loss of the electric power to a particular area.
What Causes Power Outages?
- Severe weather (high winds, lightning, winter storms, heat waves, rain or flooding can cause damage to power lines or equipment);
- Other damage to electric transmission lines (vehicle accidents, trees, and animals can cause damage to power lines or equipment);
- Repairing, maintenance or upgrades on power lines and equipment.
What are the Top Outage Safety Tips?
- Stay away from the downed power lines, park vehicles in protected areas;
- Unplug appliances and electronics, limit cell phone use to conserve battery life;
- Use portable generators outdoors only, well away from open windows and doors;
- Pack perishable foods into a cooler, keep refrigerator and freezer doors shut as much as possible.