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Electric and magnetic fields

There’ve been some questions about the possible health effects of being exposed to certain electric and magnetic fields, which are found whenever you have electric power.

SMUD offers a brochure that contains helpful information about this subject.

There are also practical tips you can use if you want to reduce your exposure at home and at work. To view the brochure.


Leave signs off poles

Nails and screws pose safety threat to our crews.

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Staying ahead of the storm

We prepare year-round for winter storms.

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