What is a power surge?
Most so-called power surges are really something called transient voltages. They can be caused by anything from lightning in the area to static electricity in your body. Some transient voltages can also be caused by solar flares. Such occurrences are well beyond the control of the electric department.

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1. What is a power surge?
2. Do you have to set that pole or electrical box there?
3. Why do you have to trim my tree?
4. What should I do if a tree is in the electric lines?
5. Can you raise my wires?
6. What if I build a new deck under electric lines?
7. When can you fix my street light?
8. Can you turn off a street light shining in my window?
9. Can I switch from an overhead service to an underground service?
10. Can I get all the poles removed from my yard?
11. What is an outage?
12. How do I report an outage?
13. What are some common causes of power outages?
14. In what order does Alliance Electric Department restore power?
15. Can I use a portable generator during an outage?
16. Why do neighbors have power and mine is still off?
17. What is the telephone number for the Digger's Hotline to call before I dig?