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Restoration Priority After a Hurricane
Getting electricity restored to the thousands who lost power as a result of Hurricane Matthew requires a great deal of manpower, equipment and logistics. Electric power restoration is driven by a systematic , orderly approach that is neutral in terms of which neighborhoods are restored first.
Please read our How We Restore Your Power pamphlet to learn more.
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What to do After a Hurricane
One of the biggest weakness we have during a hurricane is our trees. Even a weak to moderate storm can cause extensive trees and power lines down. Beware of debris. Storms with extensive rain and high winds, such as tropical storms and hurricanes, can cause severe damage and create hazardous conditions such as fallen trees and other types of dangerous debris including downed power lines, broken glass, small pieces of buildings, commercial signs, and road signs. After the storm passes, residents should be extremely careful as they sort through the wreckage to assess the damage.
Handle power outages safely. Power outages are common after storms and many residents and businesses rely on backup generators until power can be restored. While power generators are quite useful, they also pose certain risks including fire, damage to electrical equipment, and even injury or death. Before using a generator, it’s important to understand these risks and the necessary precautions for safe operation.
Click here for your Emergency preparedness Safety Checkliist
FALL AND WINTER ENERGY-SAVING TIPS
Learn some strategies to help you save energy during the fall and winter when the weather is cool and you are trying to keep your home warm. Some of the tips on Energy.gov are free and can be used on a daily basis to increase your savings; others are simple and inexpensive actions you can take to ensure maximum savings through the fall and winter. Check out Energy.Gov for finding strategies to help you save energy during the cool fall and cold winter months.
|DPU 2016 Closing Schedule|
|Holiday Name||Day of Week||Date|
|Thanksgiving Day||Thursday||Nov 24, 2016|
|Day After Thanksgiving||Friday||Nov 25, 2016|
|Christmas Eve Observed||Friday||Dec 23, 2016|
|Christmas Observed||Monday||Dec 26, 2016|