Outage Information

Current Outages

When severe weather causes an outage, all available crews are dispatched to restore service as long as it is safe to do so. Updates are provided on our Facebook and Twitter pages as more information becomes available.

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Check our outage map to get the latest information on power outages in your area. If your power goes out, report the outage by calling 1-800-638-3278

Upcoming Planned Outages

Power outage planned for Columbus, North Dakota - Wednesday, August 29th.
Montana-Dakota Utilities customers in Columbus will experience a planned power outage on Wednesday, August 29th, 2018 from 3:30 a.m. to 6:00 a.m., Central Time. This outage is necessary for maintenance on our Columbus Distribution Substation. Montana-Dakota recommends that customers take time to prepare for this outage by backing up or shutting down computers and other electronic equipment.

Useful Electrical and Gas Service Outage Information

Montana-Dakota provides electric and gas services to communities throughout the region and occasionally service interruptions occur.  Service interruptions are either scheduled or unscheduled occurrences that affect the availability of gas or electric resources to our customers.  If you experience a gas or electrical service emergency please contact Montana-Dakota by phone, 24 hours a day by calling 1-800-638-3278.

Montana-Dakota’s Safety and Education web pages provide additional information to assist customers with understanding how to respond to various utility events.  Please, take a few moments to familiarize yourself with the helpful information on our Safety and Education web pages.

Storm Information

The world’s weather is an incredibly complex and amazing wonder of nature.  Unfortunately, sometimes the weather affects the infrastructure that Montana-Dakota uses to provide customers with access to resources.  We have put together the following list of web resources to help our customers understand and prepare for various weather related events.

General Weather Links

Agency Links

State Emergency Management Links

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