Electric Safety

Home Safety

Learn how you can avoid electrical hazards and accidents around the home.

Avoid Downed Power Lines

For your safety, always use extreme caution near wires and power lines.

Copper Theft Dangers

MW&L is working to alert the public to a very disturbing trend – the theft of copper from the electric distribution system for its value as scrap metal.

Tree Management

Trees can make your outdoor landscape beautiful. But during storms, falling trees and branches are the number one cause of outages. Find out more about pruning trees and selecting trees for areas near or under power lines.

Generator Safety

Find out how to properly install a back-up generator for your home.

Call Before You Dig

Oregon law requires everyone to have underground utility lines located and marked prior to any digging deeper than 12 inches. Take advantage of this free service by visiting their website.