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BPA Power Outages Planned for Next Week


Apr 10, 2019

There will be three (3) 10-minute power outages in the described areas overnight:

April 16, 2019 from 11:55 p.m. to 12:05 a.m April 17

April 17, 2019 from 11:55 p.m. to 12:05 a.m April 18

April 18, 2019 from 11:55 p.m. to 12:05 a.m April 19 

The outage will affect all Okanogan County PUD customers in the following area(s):

  • North of the Town of Riverside to the Canadian Border
  • Including but not limited to the towns and areas of: Tonasket, Oroville, Ellisforde, Loomis, Havillah, Chesaw, Molson, South and North Pine Creek, and Aeneas Tunk.

For all residents using medical equipment requiring electrical power, you will need to make provisions for a 10-minute power outage.

This outage is required by BPA to do maintenance at their East Omak Substation and the Transmission Lines from Omak to Tonasket. The PUD and BPA appreciates your patience and apologizes for any inconvenience this outage may cause.


 

There will be 6-hour power outage in the described areas early morning of April 18, 2019. It will begin at 12:15 a.m. and last until approximately 6:00 a.m. 

The outage will affect all Okanogan County PUD customers in the following area(s):

  • Maple Hall (Near Riverside Cutoff Road and Conconully Hwy) to Conconully.
  • Green Lake Rd (From Conconully Hwy to Brown Lake)
  • Happy Hill Area

For all residents using medical equipment requiring electrical power, you will need to make provisions for a 6-hour power outage.

This outage is required by BPA to do maintenance at their East Omak Substation. The PUD and BPA appreciates your patience and apologizes for any inconvenience this outage may cause.


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