We know how frustrating it is to experience an electric or water service issue, so we've made the process for reporting it as quick and painless as possible. If you aren't sure how to submit an outage, or service issue, follow our step-by-step guide below.
Reporting an electrical outage is now as simple as sending a text!
To register, text REG to MyJEA (69532) and follow the prompts or sign in to register and manage your alerts.*
If you ever have an issue with your service, simply text OUT to MyJEA (69532).
Report an outage or service issue 24 hours, 7 days per week by calling
Call volume can become very busy during storms and the automated, interactive system allows the company to accept thousands of calls at a time and get your information to the right people faster. Remember, there is no difference between reporting outages through our automated system or by talking with a representative.
If you aren't a JEA customer, or prefer to not create an account, you can still report and track electric issues online.
Electric outages and service issues can happen at any time for many reasons. To help clear up the confusion, we put together some of the questions we’re asked the most.
JEA first restores power to hospitals, public safety and other life support or life-sustaining institutions (this does not include customers using life-sustaining devices in their homes). Typically, these large customers are served by very large electric lines, which are the first lines to be repaired anyway. JEA crews will restore areas with the largest number of affected customers next.Learn About Our Restoration Process
Loud noises associated with power outages are often an indication that a fuse has blown. Fuses protect parts of our distribution system when severe weather strikes. A fuse will blow to isolate damage caused by trees falling on lines, lightning strikes, or severe weather. This will prevent surges from reaching greater amounts of customers on our system. The sound of a fuse blowing can be very loud and sometimes be mistaken as explosions. If you hear a loud noise when the power goes out, please include these details when reporting your outage. This will help us to evaluate the location of the problem and restore power more quickly.
There are many reasons why your neighborhood may have areas without power next to areas with power. Learn About the Different Reasons
JEA is responsible for removing downed electric lines caused by tree damage on your property. The property owner is responsible for removing downed trees on private property, including the removal of trees leaning on the house, garage or other structures. If there is damage to the weatherhead (where the electric wires attach to the house), the homeowner must also hire an electrician to make repairs before we can restore power to your house.Learn About Damages to the WeatherheadLearn About Tree Damage and Debris Removal
Many neighborhoods with underground utilities are fed by overhead lines. So, if a tree branch or equipment failure disrupts the overhead line, those communities with underground utilities that are fed by that line may experience power outages.
The city of Jacksonville urges people with special medical needs to register with them before any storms or upcoming events that may cause power outages, so that they can help with evacuation or shelter information should you lose power. They can be contacted at 630-CITY. If you are experiencing an emergency, call 911.
Storm Preparation Tip
Make sure your JEA account information is up to date so we can reach you with power restoration updates.
Verify Your Info Now
Verify Your Info Now
Why is responsible for repairs after a storm? If you have damage where the electric wires attach to your house, you must get a licensed electrician to make repairs before we can restore power to your house.
View a map of the current outages in our service area and the number of customers affected.
Current water service interruptions and water advisories in JEA's water service territory.
Copyright © 2020, JEA - P2 v 126.96.36.199