Garland Utility Customers Report Phone Scams

Several City of Garland commercial utility customers have received phone calls from scammers threatening utility disconnection and attempting to collect payment.


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Outage Text Reporting

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Two Ways to Text Your Outage:

  • If your cell phone number is already associated with your GP&L account, simply text OUT to 972-205-4000.


  • If you don't have a cell phone number associated with your GP&L account, OR if you have multiple accounts, text only the account number (including the dash) for the location that is experiencing the outage to 972-205-4000.

Two ways to update or add a cell phone number on
your account:

1) Log in to My Account.
Select the Customer Profile tab.

2) Call 972-205-2671
Monday through Friday,
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Outage text


After reporting your outage, you may receive a call back from GP&L if we need more information about the outage. You will receive a text back when your power is restored.

972-205-4000 is GP&L's dedicated outage text reporting number, so you can add this number as a contact in your phone for future use.

Remember, you can always call 972-205-3000 to report your outage over the phone.

Visit GP&L's Outage Center to view current outages, learn how to prepare for outages, and find other resources.