Delayed Trash Pickup &

National Grid Aerial Inspections  

 


 

REMINDER:  Trash and recycling will be delayed one day due to the Memorial Day Holiday yesterday.  

For more information regarding trash and recycling, call Recycling at 401-767-2200 ex. 345 or visit the town website.

 

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NATIONAL GRID AERIAL INSPECTIONS HELP POWER SYSTEM RELIABILITY

 

 

Please note that National Grid will be conducting aerial inspections of sub transmission electric lines in Rhode Island communities on Wednesday, May 31, 2017  and Thursday June 1, 2017 between 8AM and  5PM.

 

Helicopter flyovers will identify and address potential problems in the sub transmission lines before they impact electric service for customers.  These aerial inspections complement the regularly-conducted, ground-level inspections by quickly and efficiently covering National Grid's sub transmission system, even across rugged and isolated terrain.

 

The helicopter inspections are conducted by experienced trained personnel using high-powered gyroscopic binoculars and infrared technology. They are particularly interested in signs of wear on power line conductors and lightning protection devices; damaged or leaning structures; loose or broken guy wires; broken, chipped or cracked insulator equipment; and trees leaning toward the lines or into the transmission corridors.

 

In the event of an inclement weather day, an alternate date is Friday June 2nd.

Thank you in advance for your cooperation. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me or your Ngrid Community Manager.

 

Regards,

Lori J Spangler

Lori J. Spangler
Manager: Community & Customer Management-Rhode Island
nationalgrid
280 Melrose St
Providence, RI 02907
T# 401-784-7419
C# 401-623-0200
F# 401-784-7257

 

 

   
 
 

 

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