Power has been restored to Richardson County customers

Thursday, Sept. 1

10:20 a.m. – Power has been restored to all customers affected by this outage.

9:30 a.m. – A squirrel got into some equipment and caused the outage in the Richardson County area this morning. A troubleshooter and substation technician are heading to the area to make repairs and the outage is estimated to be done by 11:30 a.m., barring any unforeseen issues.

8:55 a.m. – A power outage is impacting about 1,000 customers in the Verdon area in Richardson County this morning. The outage was reported at 8:37 a.m., and the cause is unknown. OPPD crews will search the area to determine the cause and restore power to the area.

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About Jason Kuiper

Jason Kuiper joined OPPD as a communications specialist in 2015. He formerly worked as a staff writer and reporter at the Omaha World-Herald.