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Planned power outage at 911 center


The Mesilla Valley Regional Dispatch Authority (MVRDA) will undergo a planned power outage on Sunday, Jan. 10.

The power outage is required in order to connect newly installed solar panels to the power grid. The solar panel installation is being coordinated by the Doña Ana County Facilities Department.

The power outage will begin on Sunday, Jan. 10 at 8 a.m. and will last approximately two (2) hours. During this time, all 9-1-1 telephone lines will be transferred to the New Mexico State Police District-4 Communications Center in Las Cruces.

The non-emergency telephone number, 575-526-0795 and the administrative offices telephone numbers 575-646-6800 through 575-647-6855 will not be in service during the power outage.

The power outage is not expected to affect emergency dispatch services in Doña Ana County.

Mesilla Valley Regional Dispatch Authority is the 9-1-1 Call and Public Safety Dispatch Center for Las Cruces, Sunland Park, Mesilla, Hatch, Anthony and Doña Ana County. Follow us on Facebook (MVRDA911) or visit our website: www.mvrda.org.