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Exit Zero
August 17, 2017 12:22AM

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August 17 -- 12:13 a.m. -- Service to all affected customers on St. Croix has been fully restored.

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speee1dy
August 17, 2017 07:47AM

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according to facebook, some areas were still out at 2 am

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JE
August 17, 2017 08:00AM

Registered: 13 years ago
Posts: 316

Here in the hills on the North Shore near Cane Bay we lost our power Wednesday afternoon around 1:30 and got it back around 3:30 this morning, although there were a couple of 1 second blips of power between midnight and then as WAPA tried to bring it back.

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stxsailor
August 17, 2017 10:07AM

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We got ours back at 1130pm. Just pathetic, hate to see when a real storm hits.

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rosesisland
August 17, 2017 10:42AM

Registered: 6 years ago
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stxsailor
We got ours back at 1130pm. Just pathetic, hate to see when a real storm hits.


When a real storm comes our way, WAPA completely shuts off power to the whole island. Well, at least that was what I've experienced in storms in the past. So be prepared.

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LiquidFluoride
August 17, 2017 06:18PM

Registered: 5 years ago
Posts: 1,940

there was a power outage?

Hmm, I guess west is best ( hehe silly smiley )

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rosesisland
August 17, 2017 06:29PM

Registered: 6 years ago
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LiquidFluoride
there was a power outage?

Hmm, I guess west is best ( hehe silly smiley )

I was shocked, LF, that we didn't lose WAPA as well. Oh, yes, west is best and I've lived east for years! Glad we came west...no regrets other than wish we'd made the move over here sooner.

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singlefin
August 17, 2017 08:54PM

Registered: 4 years ago
Posts: 724

According to WAPA, there was a generator failure at the Estate Richmond Power Plant.

The only certain thing I know, is that Cotton Valley went down around 6:30 pm and then clicked back on at midnight.

I do rejoice when it returns though!

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Alana33
August 17, 2017 09:19PM

Registered: 6 years ago
Posts: 12,038

Hurricane season is heating up.
Get ready and be prepared.
Hopefully, we won't get slammed but WAPA needs no excuse to go offline.
I liked what Adrienne said:
"If a lizard poops on the line, the power goes off"
Buckle up.

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Scubadoo
August 18, 2017 12:32AM

Registered: 4 years ago
Posts: 2,092

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Alana33
I liked what Adrienne said:
"If a lizard poops on the line, the power goes off"

Don't laugh

The Forgotten History of How Bird Poop Cripples Power Lines

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Alana33
August 18, 2017 08:20PM

Registered: 6 years ago
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