Smithville Electric System Planning Power Outage

October 12, 2011
Dwayne Page

Smithville Electric System is planning a power outage which will affect all customers Sunday morning, October 23.

In a prepared news release, officials of Smithville Electric System state that " In order to upgrade our system's capacity and reliability, Smithville Electric is planning a Power Outage for all customers beginning Saturday midnight October 22nd at 12:01 a.m. thru early Sunday morning hours to approximately 2:00 a.m. Sunday morning."

"We plan to have all power restored well before sunrise on Sunday morning."

"This outage time will allow our personnel to safely install a new larger transformer in our substation. Our plans are to keep our outage time to a minimum and could be less."

"Actions you may consider before this event:

Shut down computers or provide battery backup
Leave electric garage doors open or cars outside
Notify alarm system companies of outage times
We do regret any inconvenience this outage may cause."

For more information you may contact our Smithville Electric office Monday- Friday 7:30 a.m to 4:30 p.m. or our after hours answering service 24 hours a day at 615-597-4735 .

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