Emergency? Call 1-800-ALLIANT (800-255-4268)

Contractors

Keeping you safe when you perform work in our service territory is our first priority.

Contractor safety basics

In an electrical emergency:

  • If your equipment contacts a line, stay on the equipment and call 911.
  • If a co-worker contacts a line, do not touch the injured person. Call 911.
  • If you must get off your equipment, jump and land with both feet — do not touch the vehicle and ground at the same time. Shuffle away from the area.
In a natural gas emergency:

  • Shut off all equipment.
  • Remove ignition source and do NOT use electrical devices that may create a spark.
  • Evacuate the area.
  • Call 911 from a safe distance upwind.
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Do you need a temporary electric or gas service interruption, restoration or appointment with Alliant Energy?

Call (866) 255-8234.
When asked, enter the work location’s zip code.
The hotline is staffed Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Please allow at least 48 hours' notice.
 
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Free safety video

If you work near power lines or other utility equipment, Alliant Energy can loan you a free video called Power Line Safety Essentials for Contractors. This video provides information on the hazards of working near electric power lines on a job site. You'll learn why it is extremely important to avoid contact with utility equipment and the steps you must take before work begins. You'll also find out what to do if equipment or a co-worker contacts a power line.
 
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More information

Electric and gas service information manuals

Establishing new service
Forms and instructions for building sites of new homes, commercial, industrial and multi-family buildings.

C&I project tools and programs
Do you have a commercial and industrial customer considering an equipment upgrade, renovation or new construction? These tools and programs can help you guide them to energy-efficient solutions - maximizing their savings upfront and for years to come.