With the possibility of a winter storm looming, Walton EMC wants you to remain safe and comfortable if the power goes out for an extended time. Check our tips, save this email for future reference, and then forward it to your friends and family.
Although we’re always taking steps to prevent outages, they still occur due to car accidents, falling trees or powerful storms. If a tropical or winter storm causes a prolonged outage, you can remain safe and comfortable with the tips in this video.
How We Restore Your Power
Follow along as we show the time-tested process Walton EMC uses to restore power after a major outage. We also answer your most-asked questions about the power restoration process in this video.
Reporting Your Outage
Medically Fragile Patients
If you care for someone who is medically dependent on electricity, a contingency plan for prolonged outages is a must. See our recommendations and download a free plan template.
Use Care With Generators
Portable generators are a great convenience when the power is out. But they require care to keep both you and others safe.
See our Generator Guide
Stay safe in the aftermath of severe storms by following these rules.
Get Safety Rules
Food Safety During Outages
Consult this guide from the USDA on when to save food and when to throw it out during prolonged outages.
See the USDA Guide
We Want Your Lights Back On
One of the things our employees – and that’s ALL our employees – are most passionate about is getting the lights back on after a storm. We stand at the ready to get the job done.