Georgetown Utility Systems says customers should plan for 3-hour rotating outages

Georgetown Utility Systems says customers should plan for three-hour rotating outages. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
Georgetown Utility Systems says customers should plan for three-hour rotating outages. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)

Georgetown Utility Systems says customers should plan for three-hour rotating outages. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)

Electricity customers of Georgetown Utility Systems should anticipate rotating electricity outages Feb. 17, according to a city of Georgetown update.

Currently there are 6,200 customers without electricity, and the city said customers should plan for extended outages lasting approximately three hours. If an outage lasts longer than three hours or your home has a hardhat on the outage map, it is not a rotating outage and it is unknown when services will return.

The power outage map can be viewed here.

This is for GUS customers only and does not apply to Oncor or Pedernales Electric Cooperative, it said.

Boil water


More than 19,000 customers continue to be under a boil water notice, city officials said.

This includes those living in:

  • the Leander Road and FM 2243 area, from Southwest Bypass to Garey Park;

  • the Parkside Parkway area, from FM 2243 to Sam Bass Road;

  • the D.B. Wood Road and Hwy. 29 area, bound by I-35, D.B. Wood Road, Hwy. 29 and Williams Drive;

  • Westinghouse;

  • Wolf Ranch Northfork and Southfork;

  • Santa Rita;

  • Booty's Crossing Road;

  • Berry Creek neighborhood;

  • Serenada neighborhood;

  • Northlake;

  • Andice;

  • Florence; and

  • Liberty Hill.


View a water outage map here.

Road conditions

Road officials continue to ask residents to remain off the roads as much as possible as rain has caused icy conditions, officials said.

View road conditions here.


The city also asks people to conserve energy and water as much as possible but to leave trickling faucets to combat freezing pipes.


Warming centers

A warming center has opened at the Georgetown Recreation Center. The center is open 24 hours and provides a place for individuals to warm up and charge devices, but it is not designed to accommodate overnight stays.

The center can be reached at 512-930-3596.

There are four warming centers open across Williamson County.
By Ali Linan
Ali Linan began covering Georgetown for Community Impact Newspaper in 2018. Her reporting focuses on education and Williamson County. Ali hails from El Paso and graduated from Syracuse University in 2017.


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