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Emergency Service Interruption to STX Feeder 8 in F'sted

(Thursday, April 17, 2014)

The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority announces an emergency electrical service interruption for today, April 17, to a section of St. Croix feeder #8.   On Wednesday crews discovered a blown underground transformer on Strand Street in Frederiksted.  In order to repair the feeder and ensure stability of service to customers, crews must interrupt service for approximately 4 hours to install a new pole, a transformer bank, and run new lines. 

The emergency interruption will affect customers in the areas of Hill, Strand, Queen and King Streets is Frederiksted. 

Motorists are asked to observe the flagger’s directions in the area while crews make every effort to restore service as soon as possible. For more information call the Line Department at 773-0150 or email communications@viwapa.vi. 

The Authority apologizes for any inconvenience caused by this emergency interruption.

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