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No, the City has no control over the power grid. ERCOT handles the generation of electricity while Oncor distributes power to customers. Additionally, Oncor maintains the electrical infrastructure within the city. Review the ERCOT Glossary (PDF) to learn about the organization and its responsibilities. Learn how to connect with Oncor.
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In the event of an emergency, dial 911. To contact non-emergency dispatch, please call 972-304-3610 or dial *247 on your cell phone. For assistance turning off your water, please call the Public Works after-hours line at 972-462-5150.
[02.02.2022, 9:45 am] Coppell Public Works crews have treated roadways and bridges, but icy conditions still exist – especially on residential streets, alleyways, bridges, and overpasses. Roads are treacherous, and conditions are not expected to improve until temperatures rise above freezing on Saturday. Avoid the roads, if possible. If you must travel, please use caution when driving. Visit drivetexas.org to check road conditions before heading out.
Coppell Public Works is prepared to perform further de-icing procedures on major roadways in town, but residential streets, sidewalks, and driveways are not usually treated.
[02.03.2022, 12:50 pm] For the safety of its employees, Republic Services has suspended trash and recycling collection through Friday. Republic Services will resume its normal collection schedule next week. Thank you for understanding!
In the event of a broken water pipe, it’s important to shut off your water as soon as possible. The City has put together an instructional video explaining how to open your water meter lid and turn off your water. Watch the video to learn what to do!
Review the Cold Weather Plumbing Leak Tips (PDF)
If you need assistance turning off your water, we are here to help! Residents in need of water shut off can call Coppell Public Works 24/7 at 972-462-5150. Additionally, you can contact non-emergency dispatch by calling 972-304-3610 or dialing *247 on your cell phone.
At this time, the City of Coppell has not established a warming center. Metrocrest Services has compiled a list of warming centers and other resources to help you navigate available assistance in the community.
Yes. Permits and inspections are important to ensure that the repairs are done correctly and performed by a qualified, licensed plumber. The law requires it to help keep you protected! Building Inspections staff is working to process your plumbing permit applications and schedule inspections as quickly as possible. Visit the Building Inspections page for more information.
Oncor is the Transmission and Distribution Service Provider (or TDSP) for Coppell. The TDSP maintains the poles and wires, handles service outages, and reads your meter.
Oncor launched a virtual assistant platform that allows customers to engage with Oncor 24/7. You can now use the virtual assistant chat feature on Oncor.com to report outages, receive status updates and get answers to questions about vegetation management. If the virtual assistant is unable to help you, you will be transferred to a live agent during normal live agent chat hours, 7 am – 7 pm, Monday through Friday.
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You can also reach Oncor 24/7 to report an outage at 888-313-4747.