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Go inside OPPD’s cable splicer boot camp [Video]

OPPD took a new approach to hiring cable slicer apprentices this year – and it’s helped the district recruit top-notch talent. Watch this video for a taste of the demanding work cable splicers do every day.

1975 tornado

Looking back at the 1975 tornado [Video]

Mother Nature showed her ugly side on May 6 of that year, cutting a 10-mile path of destruction through Omaha. OPPD’s Mike Jones, a local TV reporter at the time, takes a look back at that memorable day.

Training goes underground

Underground power lines have their advantages; however, repairing them is tricky. See how our crews train to do the job safely and efficiently.