O&R Prepares for Severe Weather Today, Declares Storm Watch
Severe storm activity has the potential to cause power line damage and electric service interruptions. O&R is ready to repair storm damage and restore service as needed.
Some of the storms forecasted today could pack high winds, heavy rain and even hail.
O&R company and contractor overhead line crews are ramping up now to respond to outages as are damage assessment, site safety, customer service operations and the wide array of O&R teams that support those functions.
There are several ways customers can report outages and check service restoration status:
- Go to www.oru.com/outage from any computer or web-enabled mobile device;
- Use the O&R mobile app from your iPhone, iPad or Android device;
- Text “OUT” to 69678 (myORU); or
- Call Customer Assistance at 1-877-434-4100
The following video describes the typical storm repair and power restoration process:
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