Majority of Carter Lake, East Omaha outages have been restored

10:45 a.m.
Troubleshooters on site have isolated the issue related to the outage in the Carter Lake area. The majority of the outage to that circuit was restored as of 9:49 a.m.

At this time, 648 customers are affected.

10 a.m.
Most of the outage in east Omaha was restored at 9:44 a.m. Repairs are being made to the line, and it is estimated that work will be complete by 10:30 a.m.

Work is ongoing related to the outage in Carter Lake.

9:30 a.m.
An OPPD troubleshooter has verified that there is a line down along North 42nd Street between Lake and Ohio streets. This is believed to be the cause of the outage affecting 2,063 customers in eastern Omaha. An OPPD line crew is on their way to repair this downed line. Due to the downed line, residents should avoid the area until the outage is resolved.

Troubleshooters are also working with a systems operator to try to restore as much of the area as possible while the line is repaired.

A second outage in the Carter Lake area resulted from burned equipment. That outage is now affecting 1,297 customers at this time. A line crew is also enroute to that location for repairs.

July 19, 8:15 a.m.
OPPD personnel are investigating two outages in the Omaha metro, affecting a total of 2,501 customers. The largest outage is a circuit lockout in an area bound by Pratt Street on the north, Decatur Street on the south, 28th Avenue on the east and 49th Street on the west. This outage affects 2,063 customers. OPPD has received a report of wires down, but a troubleshooter is enroute to investigate. An estimated restoration time is unknown.

A second outage affects an area bound by Willow Street on the north, Charles Street on the south, Ninth Street on the east and 16th Street on the west, and includes 499 customers. There is no indication of the cause at this time and an estimated restoration time is not known. Two troubleshooters are enroute to this area.

Laura King-Homan

About Laura King-Homan

Laura King-Homan is a contributor to the Storm & Outage Center and a communications specialist at OPPD. She has nearly 20 years of print journalism and design experience, which lets her tell the stories of OPPD and its employees both graphically and through her writing.