Friday’s severe weather in the New Castle County area caused outages for about 14,000 customers. We have assessed heavy tree damage and flooding. Crews are back working around the clock to restore service for our customers. View the damage we're assessing here: https://youtu.be/4MBuu50y92I
For Immediate Release
ST. MICHAELS, Md. - Delmarva Power crews will de-energize
the company's Bozman substation near St. Michaels, Md., for two to three hours,
starting at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 7, in order to make repairs to a
transmission line. This will result in a power outage for Delmarva Power
customers in McDaniel, Wittman, Sherwood and on Tilghman Island, as well as
Choptank Electric Cooperative customers in St. Michaels and Royal Oak.
"We apologize for any inconvenience
while repair work is under way," said John Allen, Delmarva Power region vice
president. "We will restore power to the affected customers as quickly and as
safely as possible."
tips for the public to prepare for the outage:
Assemble an emergency kit,
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