PG&E Issues Weather “All Clear” for Safety Inspections and Restoration Efforts to Begin in Many Areas

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. Oct. 10, 2019 – Pacific Gas and Electric Company reported that improving weather conditions in some parts of the areas affected by the Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) have allowed for an “all clear” to be issued for safety inspections, repair and restoration efforts to begin in many areas.

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  • All clears have been declared in the following areas to begin inspections and assess if equipment is safe to resume electric delivery services.

 

County Total Customers Notified Weather Event
Alpine 633 All Clear
Amador 16,041 All Clear
Calaveras 23,708 All Clear
El Dorado 51,396 Partial All Clear
Mariposa 1,812 All Clear
Merced 14 All Clear
Monterey 3 All Clear
Placer 51,641 Partial All Clear
San Joaquin 52 All Clear
San Mateo 14,766 Partial All Clear
Santa Clara 38,250 All Clear
Santa Cruz 36,940 Partial All Clear
Stanislaus 1,088 All Clear
Tuolumne 34,413 All Clear

 

  • PG&E crews will visually inspect power lines to look for potential weather-related damage to the lines, poles and towers. This is done by vehicle, foot and air.

More than 30 PG&E Community Resource Centers remain open throughout the service area to provide water, phone charging stations and air-conditioned seating for customers. To view the full list, visit here.

  • Resources supporting the restoration include more than 6,300 on-the-ground field personnel and 44 helicopters. Crews will conduct visual inspections and will make repairs as necessary if any damage is found.