Dangers of posting signs on poles

It may seem innocent enough, but putting garage sale signs, birthday party balloons, lost pet posters, advertisements or other items on utility poles creates serious safety hazards. Staples, nails and tacks used to hang signs—as well as the signs themselves—pose dangers to lineworkers who must climb poles when restoring power or while performing routine maintenance. [...]

By |2019-07-30T14:31:48-04:00July 30th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Local municipal electric utilities ask for customer conservation Friday

As temperatures remain in the 90s across the eastern United States this week, Bryan Municipal Utilities, Montpelier Utilities and Edgerton Utilities  ask their electric customers to voluntarily reduce electric use from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, July 19, to avoid additional capacity and transmission charges that may otherwise end up in future electric [...]

By |2019-07-19T11:28:38-04:00July 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments