Utility Failure

NOTE: The type, severity, reactions, and impact of an incident are not always the same. The information provided below is some suggested actions to take. This may or may not be everything you should or should not do as your actions may vary depending on the incident.

Before

Be mindful of circumstances that could cause a power failure (ie., high winds, stormy weather, etc.)

Beginning or During

On Campus

  • Stay away from downed power lines.
  • Notify the Physical Plant Power Plant (662) 915-7087.

Off Campus

  • Stay away from downed power lines.
  • Notify the local utility company.
  • Keep flashlights and batteries available.

Afterward

Wait for power to be restored and stabilized.