PREPARE FOR AN OUTAGE

PLEASE REMEMBER It is still important for you to report your power outage to Inland Power’s outage reporting line at 877-668-8243.

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PREPERATIONS

Inland Power is committed to providing safe, reliable service. From time-to-time, events beyond our control create outages. Have these items available in your home should an outage occur:

  • A three to five day supply of non-perishable food that needs little or no cooking

  • Blankets and pillows

  • Portable, battery-powered radio and clock

  • Flashlights

  • Extra batteries

  • Manual can opener, bottle opener and utility knife

  • First-aid kit

  • Bottled water (minimum two quarts per person per day, but preferably one gallon per person per day)

  • Candles

  • Matches in a waterproof container or a lighter

  • Cooler (and keep ice or ice packs ready in your freezer)

  • Personal hygiene, sanitary supplies

  • Cash (ATMs and banks may not be available)

  • Pet supplies for three to five days

  • Playing cards, games and books for entertainment

PREPARATIONS FOR MEMBERS WITH SPECIAL MEDICAL NEEDS

Following severe storms, damage to Inland Power’s electric distribution system may be extensive. In that case, it could take hours, or even several days, to complete repairs. In case of severe storms and power outages, members who must have a constant supply of electricity should be prepared with an emergency backup plan. The plan could include arrangements to move to an alternative location, use of a portable generator and/or installation of a battery backup on important electrical devices.