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Up to nine hours power outage in Bago on 20 to 21 November

Central Negros Electric Cooperative, Inc. informs its consumers connected to Hilangban Feeders 2 and 4 (HF2 & HF4) that maintenance activities will be conducted on 20 to 21 November, Friday and Saturday.

Areas from 9 am to 3 pm on 20 November Friday are portions covered by Hilangban Feeder 2 namely portion of Phase 1, village of Lag-asan, along Milabo St. from Gen. Luna to Rizal St. and part of Bonifacio St., Bago City.

Areas affected from 8 am to 12 noon next Saturday are those covered by Hilangban Feeder 4 namely portion of HF4 affecting the whole area of the village of Bacong and portion of Ma-ao including portion of Rizal St. (only near crossing Brgy. Bacong), portion of Araneta St. (only near crossing Bacong), Prk. Riverside and Pandan I, II & III.

Areas affected from 8 am to 5 pm also next Saturday are those connected to Hilangban Feeder 4 (portion only) affecting Hda. Dr. Sy and entire area of Prk. Pinetree, Brgy. Bacong.

The reasons are the replacement of one 35ft rotten pole and six rotten open secondary pole with its accessories as well as re-conductoring of spans corroded/under-sized secondary wire.

For next Saturday’s outage, the reasons are the conversion of 46-spans single phase to three phase primary line with its accessories, and the installation of the 50kVA distribution transformer together with its secondary metering and stringing if secondary drop.

This is to ensure stability of distribution lines to avoid further serious damages that will result to major interruptions.

Electricity consumers are further advised that, in the event of any power interruption, electrical switch/es should be turned-off for safety reasons.

When electricity supply resumes, they are to provide allowance of about 10 to 15 minutes before switching on all electrical appliances and facilities to avoid power surge.

Hannah A. Papasin
Hannah A. Papasinhttp://facebook.com/hannah.mariveles
Writer. Critic. Professor. She started writing since primary school and now has two published textbooks on communication. A film buff, she's a Communication, Media Literacy and Journalism Professor of the University of St. La Salle-Bacolod, and has a Master's Degree in English.

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