PUBLIC ADVISORY – Service Interruption in Berbice

Thursday, December 27, 2018: At approximately 07:00 hrs today, two poles on the L22 Transmission Line fell due to the inclement weather, including unusually high winds. As a result, customers from Auchlyne to Moleson Creek, Corentyne, Berbice experienced an interruption in the supply of electricity until 10:35 hrs., when a temporary reconfiguration of the circuits was done.

Emergency crews are currently at the site carrying out remedial work. This is expected to be completed by 17:00 hours. During this period there will be no expected service interruption.

Following the completion of remedial work, a brief service interruption for approximately one hour will be required to restore the circuits to their normal configuration.

Every effort will be made to minimize the duration of the interruption and inconvenience to customers.

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