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So what's with today's power outage

Alana33
January 23, 2017 02:10PM

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Dorothea and Caret Bay area are out, for a couple hours, now.
Anyone else?

Re: So what's with today's power outage

daveb722
January 23, 2017 03:33PM

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It was trump, sending you a message to stop posting the same thing over and over about him... just messing here, I know we have some real sensitive people on this board. it was sarcasm, and not very good either.

Re: So what's with today's power outage

speee1dy
January 23, 2017 03:36PM

Registered: 10 years ago
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ALANA, is this something new? lol power always goes on and off

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singlefin
January 23, 2017 03:50PM

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I think it was a result of a huge power drain on WAPA. Think of all the cell phones that had to be recharged immediately following the protest march.

Re: So what's with today's power outage

Alana33
January 23, 2017 04:38PM

Registered: 6 years ago
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Have to laugh at such comments.

Actually it just came back on but curious as to actual reason it was out in so many areas for several hours and what other areas were affected.

I had to call Duke Energy to make sure my bills will now be sent to my FL address during the outage. I mentioned our WAPA rate and was delighted to hear mine will only be about 8ยข a KWh.

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Exit Zero
January 23, 2017 06:41PM

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They were installing new power line along Crown Mt. Rd. in the Carat Bay/DOROTHEA rd. yesterday and this morning -- so maybe to do a change over/ hook up it was turned off for safety.

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Alana33
January 23, 2017 10:23PM

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Thanks EZ.

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Scubadoo
January 24, 2017 12:47AM

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Exit Zero
They were installing new power line along Crown Mt. Rd. in the Carat Bay/DOROTHEA rd. yesterday and this morning -- so maybe to do a change over/ hook up it was turned off for safety.

Perhaps that was the case and they just figure people are used to the random outages. In the states all of the line work is done hot. I've driven by a lot of replacement work going on over the years, including main lines that I know fed my house while I didn't lose power. Power lines are relocated all the times as part of intersection or road widening projects. They follow standard safety procedures while they do all that while the lines are still live.

Re: So what's with today's power outage

speee1dy
January 24, 2017 07:58AM

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8 cents alana? damn.

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Alana33
January 24, 2017 08:00AM

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speee1dy
January 24, 2017 10:21AM

Registered: 10 years ago
Posts: 8,551

rub it in would you

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daveb722
January 24, 2017 10:38AM

Registered: 3 years ago
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I live right next to Niagara Falls and we pay 11-12 cents, it should be about half of that but they sell it out of state. Go figure.

Re: So what's with today's power outage

watruw8ing4
January 24, 2017 11:13AM

Registered: 11 years ago
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daveb722
I live right next to Niagara Falls and we pay 11-12 cents, it should be about half of that but they sell it out of state. Go figure.

There was a time when some of the electrical pioneers wanted the electricity from Niagara to be given to the public for free, since nobody "owned" the falls.

(Just a tidbit of info, noting that Dave could have been riding on a utility gravy train if the strong (at the time) socialist and and pro-blue collar factions had gotten their way. So, please don't flame me for being a socialist).

Re: So what's with today's power outage

Alana33
January 24, 2017 11:21AM

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stcmike
January 24, 2017 12:38PM

Registered: 9 years ago
Posts: 239

Power Outage- just one of those things you deal with while living in Paradise.

Alana - when is your big move to Florida date?

Re: So what's with today's power outage

Alana33
January 24, 2017 02:34PM

Registered: 6 years ago
Posts: 11,872

Tomorrow!
Lock, stock and dog in cargo.
Hopefully, well both get to our destination, together, on the same planes, at the same time! Fingers crossed.

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stcmike
January 24, 2017 05:20PM

Registered: 9 years ago
Posts: 239

Tomorrow - WOW - How exciting. I wish you the best of luck, I am sure everything will turn out fine. Just give it some time and keep an open mind.

Re: So what's with today's power outage

Alana33
January 24, 2017 05:46PM

Registered: 6 years ago
Posts: 11,872

I will. Thank you so much.
Honestly, I'm ready for a change.

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