During an outage, you can reach us 24/7 by phone at 503-472-6158.
If you call outside of business hours, you will get a recording, press ‘2’ to be connected to MW&L’s answering service.
The answering service will forward your information to the appropriate crew for response. You can also check the website (mc-power.com) for outage updates. In large outages, we may not be able to respond to every call received, but McMinnville Water and Light’s top priority is restoring your power as quickly as possible.
On Sunday, February 23, beginning at approximately 9:00 am, heavy winds caused 8 different outages throughout the day across town.
The biggest outage was caused by a large oak tree that fell into the lines on N. Hill Rd, affecting approximately 10 customers and the outage lasted approximately 6 hours while crews worked to clear the line. The heavy winds also caused some broken tree limbs to fall into the lines, which created the scattered outages. Crews worked throughout the day restoring power and everyone had power restored by 8:00 pm.