In the event a Utility emergency creates a hazardous condition, evacuate the area immediately. Never attempt to correct hazardous conditions yourself.

Water –
In the event of a loss of water or water leak:

  • Contact Work Control at (859) 572-5660 during normal business hours.
  • After hours, or weekends and holidays, contact the Power Plant at (859) 572-5548).
  • Attempt to stop water from traveling by using rags, towels, carpets, etc.
  • Do not walk in water if it has come in contact with any electrical equipment or outlets.
  • Never place yourself in danger.

Electric –
In the event of the loss of electric or an electrical hazard:

  • Contact Work Control at (859) 572-5660 during normal business hours.
  • After hours, or weekends and holidays, contact the Power Plant at (859) 572-5548.
  • If someone is being electrocuted, shut off power only if you can do so safely and call 911 or (859)572-7777.
  • Never place yourself in danger.
  • Stay away from electrical hazards.
  • Never attempt to move electrical wires.

Natural Gas –
Although most buildings do not have a natural gas connection, if natural gas is detected call 911 or (859) 572-7777.

  • Never assume. If you think you smell natural gas call 911 or (859) 572-7777.
  • Never place yourself in danger.
  • Evacuate the area if necessary (see Evacuation Procedures).
  • Notify others in the area by word of mouth.
  • Never turn lights on or off, and never use cellular phones, radios, or the fire alarm if a gas leak is suspected.

If natural gas service is disrupted:

  • Contact Work Control at (859) 572-5660 during normal business hours.
  • After hours, or weekends and holidays, contact the Power Plant at (859) 572-5548.