Power Outage in Watsonville, CA

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Power outage in Watsonville, California? Contact your local utility company.

Pacific Gas and Electric Company
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(800) 743-5000 Report Online
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APS
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(855) 688-2437 Report Online
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UniSource Energy Services
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(877) 837-4968 Report Online
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Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Cooperative
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(800) 422-3275
TRICO
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(866) 337-2052
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News

PG&E explains wildfire prevention strategies for Santa Cruz County - Santa Cruz Local

To help prevent wildfires in rural areas, Pacific Gas & Electric Co. leaders recently outlined a statewide plan to run many electrical lines underground in the long term and expand a controversial “fast trip” system to trigger power outages. PG&E plans to put some electrical lines underground this year and in 2023 in areas of Santa Cruz County that are at higher risk of wildfire,

Mar 10, 2022

Thousands In Santa Cruz County Still Without Power | Capitola, CA Patch

Thousands In Santa Cruz County Still Without Power - Capitola-Soquel, CA - Power outages continued to affect Santa Cruz Co. after a blustery Monday that toppled power lines and prompted outages across the Bay Area.

Oct 12, 2021

Hundreds of PG&E customers without power in Santa Cruz County

PG&E said the outage impacts 2,392 customers around Watsonville, Aptos and Freedom.

Sep 9, 2021

User Comments…

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California and madison

Jack | May 08, 2021  

Power out at Martinelli and E. Lake

Rus Orlandos | August 15, 2020  

Power out in Watsonville on Holm Rd

Michael Grabowski | February 09, 2020  

House power is off in La Selva Beach area...not sure if we are the only ones???

Darla Galloway | February 09, 2020  

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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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Watsonville, California

City Watsonville
County Santa Cruz
State California (CA)
Country United States
Zip Codes 95076, 95077