Contra Costa County is preparing to respond to the impacts of a possible PG&E power shutoff event that will affect parts of the County. PG&E's Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) may start as early as 12:00 am midnight on Wednesday, October 9th, through Thursday, October 10th, at 12:00 pm. According to PG&E, complete power restoration may take one to five days.
If there is a power shutoff event, residences, schools, local businesses, etc. in some County areas may be impacted. See map below. Find out what you can do now in Preparing for a Power Outage in (English PDF) and Preparándose Para Un Apagón (Spanish PDF) .
Enter your address on the following webpage below to check if a current PG&E power outage is affecting your residence.
Bart representative says that trains will be operating in case of a PSPS. Please check with individual schools or school districts regarding possible closures.
For more information on preparing for power outages, visit the County's Safety & Emergency Info page.
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