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Planned power outages in the South Hills to replace underground cable

Sep 25, 2020

Butte, Mont. – Sept. 25, 2020 – An upgrade to the electric distribution system will necessitate power outages for some NorthWestern Energy electric customers in the South Hills area of Missoula on Monday. The work involves replacing underground cable to improve service reliability for customers in the area.

The work will done from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 28, Sept. 29, Sept. 30, Oct. 1, Oct. 5 and Oct. 6. Customers will be notified with an automated phone message if they will be impacted by the planned power outage.

NorthWestern Energy appreciates customers’ patience during this project.

Please contact NorthWestern Energy Customer Contact Center at 888-467-2669 for more information.

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