Latest on Power Outages

October 31, 2011

According to Weather and Government officials this storm has created more damage than any storm in the history of the state.  Given that this is a rare snow occurrence in October Please, stay away from down wires – this is especially important given tonight is Halloween.

Here is the latest on outages: 
United Illuminating

There are still 8,552 UI customers without power.  
The goal is to get all of these customers back by midnight tonight.  
UI and outside contractors will have a full force of crews working in the UI service territory including:

  • 57 line crews
  • 27 tree crews
  • 20 wires down crews.  

Wallingford Electric Division

There are still 1,000 customers without power. 
The goal is to have everyone restored by Tuesday November 1 at midnight.

Customer Service Group, at 203-265-5055 or 203-294-2020.

Anyone in need of Shelter should call 211.

Residents are reminded to bring their own bedding and personal supplies including medication.

Please contact your friends and neighbors with this information.