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Saturday, October 28, 2017

Empire District Has Scheduled Power Outage Overnight

SOURCE: Empire District

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

EMPIRE ANNOUNCES SCHEDULED SERVICE INTERRUPTION IN DOWNTOWN JOPLIN

JOPLIN, MO – The Empire District Electric Company has scheduled a brief service interruption for portions of the Downtown Joplin, Missouri, area on Sunday, October 29, 2017, beginning at 1 a.m. and lasting approximately two hours. 

Customers should be aware these times are approximations and the outage could be postponed or extended due to weather or equipment issues. 

Approximately 700 customers near Downtown Joplin will be affected by the service interruption. The impacted area is shown on the attached map. This scheduled outage is the result of substation maintenance and is necessary to ensure the safety of those involved. 

This project is part of an ongoing initiative to strengthen the delivery system and enhance reliability for customers. We thank customers for their patience as we complete this work.


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