If you experience a power outage or notice a problem with the City’s power lines, contact the City’s Emergency Utility Service at 513.785.7550 – available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
For information on downed power line safety, click here.
Power outages can happen at any time. Despite regular system maintenance and improvements, the City’s electric system can be impacted by Mother Nature and human activity. And yet, evident by its Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3®) Platinum Designation, the Electric Department prides itself on maintaining safe and reliable service and responding quickly when service interruptions do occur.
Across the entire United States, the top three leading causes of power outages are:
70% weather-related events, like heavy wind, lightening strikes, and ice storms
11% animals, such as squirrels and birds, contacting power lines
4% automobile and other vehicle accidents
Watch the video below, produced by TvHamilton, to learn about the hard-working Electric crews and how they maintain reliable service for all Hamilton electric customers.