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Updated Power Outage Information

Post Date:01/11/2017 3:00 PM

Press Release.pdf 

 Media Contact: Steven Poncelet
Truckee Donner PUD


For Immediate Release

Truckee Donner PUD Responds to Power Outages - Updated

Transmission Power Restored by NV Energy

Truckee, Calif. (Jan. 11, 2017) – Truckee Donner Public Utility District (TDPUD) is responding to power outages caused by the recent blizzard.  As communicated earlier, TDPUD lost transmission power from NV Energy to the entire district on Tuesday evening and all customers lost power.  Crews responded and restored transmission power to TDPUD a little before noon at which time TDPUD began to restore power to our customers.


Although the main system power is restored, there will still be isolated outages due mostly to falling trees on TDPUD’s distribution system and on secondary power lines feeding individual homes.  If anyone sees downed power lines (or trees on power lines), stay away from the lines and call TDPUD immediately at 530-587-3896 to report the problem.


Please be aware that the significant amount of snow continues to make it very difficult for TDPUD crews, and all emergency responders, to travel around town and effect repairs.  If possible, please stay home and keep safe.


Please call the TDPUD at 530-587-3896 to report any on-going outages and visit for updates.


About Truckee Donner PUD:

The TDPUD is a non-profit, publicly owned utility agency created in 1927 and overseen by a locally elected board of directors. TDPUD provides the greater Truckee area with reliable and high quality water and power services while guiding the community to conserve resources. For more information about the TDPUD, call 530-587-3896 or visit

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