To report an outage, call Big Sandy RECC at 1-888-789-7322 or text "outage" to 55050.
If your lights go off during a storm, be prepared for the power outage. Assemble supplies to have on hand rather than rushing around when the storm is coming and waiting in long lines for milk or bread. Rotate your supplies to keep them fresh and use the following checklist to prepare for power outages:
Have Plenty of Food
Stay In Touch
Keep Things Going
Stay Happy, Healthy and Warm
If you think your home may have water damage the following are important safety tips:
Be very careful around all electrical wires and equipment. If you have any doubts about your home electrical system or are unsure of how to proceed, call a professional, licensed electrician.
Electronic Medical Devices
If you or a family member is medically dependent on electricity, read the FDA’s guide to preparing for and handling power outages for electrical medical devices.
If you plan to use a portable generator, here are some important safety precautions:
If you have any questions about how to properly use a portable electric generator, contact the manufacturer or a licensed electrician for assistance.