Outage FAQs

How can I keep track of outages in my area?

  • Download the Avista outage app for real-time information including an outage map and an alert center right on your mobile device. Find the app on the App Store or on Google Play™.

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  • Receive text notifications by texting "REG" to AVISTA (284782)
  • You can also view our outage map online. Check status.

Why outages happen, and how we fix them.

Why does power go out?

Why Does Power Go Out?

There's the expected scenarios, like weather. But you might be surprised by some others. For example: did you know we schedule outages sometimes?

Learn more

When will power be restored?

When Will Power Be Restored?

Get the facts about our restoration strategy, our process and the criteria we use to estimate restoration time. Watch the video to learn more.