Staying Safe This Summer

Summer safety is important especially if you live in a bushfire prone area. Here are a few things you can do to help reduce bushfire risk and be prepared.

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Be prepared for power outages

 

-    Sign up for SMS Alerts

-    Read about what to do in a power outage

-    Understand how automatic gates and garage doors operate manually

-    Plan alternative forms of electricity early (e.g. if you rely on electricity to pump water or are on life support)

 

Help reduce bushfire risk

 

-    Maintain Private Overhead Electrical Lines

-    Be on the lookout for trees close to powerlines

-    Report trees/branches on powerlines

 

Stay aware and up to date

 

-    Download Vic Emergency App

-    Check CFA fire danger rating

-    Download the CitiPower and Powercor Outages App

 

Prepare and Stay Aware - Summer 17/18 - Part 1

 

Prepare and Stay Aware - Summer 17/18 - Part 2

Prepare and Stay Aware - Summer 17/18 - Part 3

 

Prepare and Stay Aware - Summer 17/18 - Part 4

At CitiPower and Powercor we own and maintain the poles, wires, meters and equipment that deliver electricity to you. More information about our role and our relationship with you is provided in our Customer Charter