Whether you're relaxing at home, driving to work or enjoying the great outdoors, your safety is our top priority.  To keep you safe in and around our service area, we’ve put together helpful tips and resources. We've also included resources on what SMUD does to prepare for storms and wildfires.

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Safety contacts

In case of emergency: call 911


Report an outage

for sparking or downed lines and outages (only after calling 911 first)

for trees in power lines

for pipeline damage (particularly when digging)

for kites in lines or other safety concerns

Safety tips

Take precautions both indoors and out.
Get tips for safe driving.
What to do before, during and after the storm.
Watch out for downed power lines and other equipment.
Enjoy the outdoors while still being safe.
Learn about our wildfire safety efforts.

Preparing an emergency kit

An emergency kit is a great way to be ready for any unexpected event. By putting safety essentials together in one place, you’ll always be prepared.

Dry-Cleaner Site Restoration Project

The commercial laundry facility Community Linen operated at 1824 and 1826 61st Street in Sacramento, from 1957 to 1981. Chemicals used to operate its business have been found in soil and groundwater at and near the property. SMUD purchased the property in 1981 but only recently discovered the contamination. We’re working voluntarily, under regulatory oversight, to address environmental impacts that we did not contribute to or cause. Remediation activities on the former Community Linen site will begin in 2021. 

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