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Public safety is at the foundation of all we do. Xcel Energy takes a proactive approach to public safety before, during and after construction of any natural gas and electric projects.

After a 911 call, emergency services are often the first to arrive at the scene, so we offer first responders safety guidance and training to respond to natural gas and electric emergencies.

Electric Safety

Natural Gas Safety

Never approach a downed power line. Leave the area and report it immediately by calling 800-895-1999 and 911.

Learn more about Xcel Energy’s electric system safety.

If you suspect a natural gas leak, leave the building immediately. Once you are a safe distance away, call 911, then Xcel Energy at 800-895-2999.

Learn more about Xcel Energy’s gas system safety.

Call Before You Dig

A common cause of utility strikes results from improper or unauthorized digging near underground utilities. Prior to digging, call 811 or visit to have buried utility lines located and marked. This helps prevent dangerous conditions that result from damaging a buried line.