Wisconsin Public Service
Delivering safe and reliable energy to Wisconsin and Upper Michigan
Gas odor or damaged gas lineLeave area immediately and call:800-450-7280
Carbon monoxideLeave building and call:911
Power outageCheck status or report online800-450-7240
Downed power line911 or 800-450-7240
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WPS always strives to restore power safely and
as quickly as possible.
Storms can come quickly and cause wide spread power outages. That's why we prepare
in advance when severe weather threatens our area — making sure equipment is
working and supplies are stocked. We track the path of storms to identify areas that may be affected. We also determine if additional assistance
may be needed from contractors or neighboring utilities.
The safety of the public and our employees is always our first
priority. The first step to ensuring safety is to locate down power lines and make
sure electricity is no longer flowing through the wires. You
should always assume that down power lines are energized and dangerous. Consider any
object touching lines energized as well.
Typically, WPS attempts to restore power as
After a power outage, if you notice that your neighbor's power is back on but yours is
not, please call 800-450-7240. There may be a
problem with your individual service line meter.
As always, it's our goal to restore power as safely and as soon as possible. However, please
be aware that we cannot reattach the electric service line until all damaged equipment is
repaired. Learn more in What you should know: Before turning the power back on.