Oct 8 2019

Piedmont Streets Where Power is Expected to be Shut Off: Noon Wed. Oct. 9

PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoff to begin at Noon on Wednesday, October 9th

Parts of Piedmont To Be Affected

Pacific Gas and Electric Company has confirmed their intent to conduct a Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) which will include portions of Piedmont as early as Wednesday, October 9th at 12:00 Noon and could last for up to 5 days. Other power outages may occur as a result of this wind event. All Piedmonters are advised to be prepared for power outages during this wind event, which may or may not be proactive Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS).

Based upon information provided by PG&E it appears that all or portions on the following streets in Piedmont will most likely be included in this PSPS:

Blair Avenue

Blair Place,

Calvert Court

Cambrian Avenue

Cavanagh Court

Cavendish Lane

Crest Road

Croydon Circle

Estates Drive

Farragut Avenue

Glen Alpine Road

Hampton Road

Huntleigh Road

Indian Road

King Avenue

La Salle Avenue

Lexford Road

Marlborough Court

Sandringham Place

Sandringham Road

Sea View Avenue

Selborne Drive

Somerset Road

Sotelo Avenue

St. James Circle

St. James Drive

St. James Place

Trestle Glen Road

Tyson Circle

Valant Place

It is probable that electricity to all residences, businesses, schools, mobile phone towers, and public facilities in the affected area may be turned off. The City of Piedmont has no additional details as to whether individual homes or businesses will be affected by the PSPS. Piedmonters are among the up to 750,000 PG&E customers in 32 counties who will be affected by this event.

PG&E will attempt to alert affected customers through calls and texts messages just before power is shut off. They will also use their web site and social media channels to provide information and will keep local news and radio outlets informed and updated.

Residents and businesses who are enrolled in East Bay Community Energy will be affected by these Public Safety Power Shutoffs.

The City of Piedmont has plans in place to ensure that emergency services and public safety are maintained during a Public Safety Power Shutoff, but affected residents will need to be self-reliant for a period of time.

For more information on how to be prepared for emergencies, please see the Public Safety Committee’s Get Ready, Piedmont brochure.

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During a Public Safety Power Shutoff, please call 911 to report any emergencies which occur. Please hold non-emergency calls until after the after the PSPS event has concluded.

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