Alerts, Warnings Extended As September Heat Continues
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Imperial Irrigation District has issued a Conserve Alert  through Wednesday September 7th 2022, due to the Excessive Heat Warning issued by the National Weather Service.

The National Weather Service has extended its Excessive Heat Warning for the Coachella Valley through 8 p-m on Tuesday September 6th 2022

The California Independent System Operator, CAL ISO, has issued a Flex Alert for Friday September 2nd from 4 pm to 9 pm.

You can conserve energy by:

  • Avoiding the use of major appliances (washers, dryers, dishwashers, pool pumps, charging of electric vehicles, applicable industrial equipment, etc.) between the hours of 4 p.m. and 9 p.m.
  • Setting thermostats at 78 degrees or higher when home.
  • Turning off all unnecessary lights.
  • Using floor or ceiling fans to cool off for less; (be sure to turn off fans when you leave a room as they only cool people, not spaces).
  • Blocking the sun from overheating your home. Inside, use shades, blinds and drapes. Outside, use awnings, trees and shrubs.

 

IID encourages customers to follow IID on social media, add their email addresses through the online bill payment system or the IID Connect mobile app and visit www.iid.com/ConserveAlert for information. Customers may also contact IID’s Customer Service Center at 1-800-303-7756 to register their emails.

 

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