During the 2019 wildfire season (through November), PG&E may turn off electricity in designated areas when extreme fire danger conditions are forecasted (such as Red Flag Warnings, low humidity, high winds, and dry conditions). The specific areas and number of affected customers will depend on weather conditions and which circuits PG&E turns off for public safety.
PG&E may turn off electricty when extreme fire danger conditions are forecasted
(SEPT. 17, 2019) SCOTTS VALLEY, CA – The Scotts Valley Water District (SVWD) today announced the District has taken important steps to prepare for the possibility of Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS) by PG&E this fall.
Article By Piret Harmon, General Manager of Scotts Valley Water District