ECG Warns Public After Rainstorm: Do Not Touch Or Step On Fallen Electrical Conductors

ECG Warns Public After Rainstorm: Do Not Touch Or Step On Fallen Electrical Conductors

  • The ECG is warning the public about possible live electrical conductors lying around because of the heavy rains today
  • The power distributor also said the heavy rains recorded in the capital and other parts of the country will affect power distribution
  • The ECG said its engineers are working to restore power to all parts of the country as soon as possible

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The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has warned the public to be extremely careful not to touch or step on loose or fallen electrical conductors caused heavy rains Wednesday.

The ECG said that these loose electrical conductors “could be live.”

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The ECG has said its engineers are working round the clock the fix power outages caused by the heavy rains. Source: Instagram/@fillaboyzdotcom
Source: Instagram

The ECG said anyone who has encountered loose or fallen conductors and customers experiencing outages to call the company’s contact centre immediately.

Complaints could also be made on any of the company’s social media handles.

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The ECG also said the rainstorm had caused an interruption of regular power distribution to parts of the Greater Accra Region.

“Customers should note that our engineers are working assiduously to rectify the faults and restore power supply,” the statement added.

Slightly strong winds preceded heavy rains in many parts of Accra early Wednesday afternoon and lasted for a little over one hour.

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In a report filed by Graphic.com.gh, the ECG said it had no plans of commencing power outages.

It further explained that such plans would be effectively communicated to the public and its customers if the need arises.

Source: YEN.com.gh

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