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MidSouth Electric Coop
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(936) 825-5100
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Entergy Texas
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(800) 968-8243 Report Online
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San Bernard Electric Coop
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(800) 364-3171
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Jul 26, 2022

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Jul 20, 2022

Boil water notice lifted for Richards community Share on Facebook Email This Link Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on LinkedIn

The community of Richards was under a boil water notice but it has since been lifted.

Jun 16, 2022

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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.

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Richards, Texas

City Richards
County Grimes
State Texas (TX)
Country United States
Zip Codes 77873

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