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Posted on: October 8, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Possible Public Safety Power Shutoff

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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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