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Mar 29

[ARCHIVED] Bent Tree & Fargo Boulevard - March 28

The original item was published from March 29, 2022 10:08 AM to June 1, 2022 12:00 AM

A faulty electrical switch caused a power outage on Geneva's west side March 28.

About 663 customers lost service at 3:40 p.m.

Geneva Public Works Electric Division crews isolated the bad electrical switch and re-energized the circuit. More than 90% of the impacted customers had service restored by 4:40 p.m. The remaining 61 customers were brought back online by 5:25 p.m.

As a reminder, the Public Works Department's regular business hours are from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. If an outage occurs after-hours, on weekends or holidays, residents can call the Geneva Police Department's non-emergency number at 630-232-4736, and police will dispatch the appropriate on-call Electric Division personnel.

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