Smithville Electric System is planning a power outage Saturday morning which will affect all SES customers.
"In order to increase our system’s capacity and reliability Smithville Electric is planning a Power Outage for all customers beginning April 23rd at 1:00am and possibly extending through 4:00am Saturday morning," according to a prepared statement from Smithville Electric System.
"This outage time will allow our personnel to safely install a new larger transformer in our substation. Our plans are to keep our outage time to a minimum and could be less. We do regret any inconvenience this outage may cause".
Actions you may consider before this event:
·Shut down computers or provide battery backup
·Leave electric garage doors open or cars outside
·Notify alarm system companies of outage times
For more information you may contact the Smithville Electric office Mon- Fri 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m or the
after hours answering service 24 hrs a day @ 615 597 4735.