07 Nov 2018
- By Junhan B. Todiño – [email protected] – Variety News Staff
DOWNED power poles and fallen transformers from Micro Beach Garapan to Atkins Kroll have been removed since last week, Commonwealth Utilities Corp. Executive Director Gary Camacho reported on Tuesday.
He said they have also completed the assessment of downed transformers from CUC Oleai to Micro Beach, and from Garapan Central Park to Payless Shoe Source.
As of 3:42 p.m. on Monday, CUC was able to energize the Commonwealth Ports Authority seaport, Boating Safety, American Memorial Park, and the Puerto Rico road behind Army Reserve, and Hotel Street.
Camacho said the primary line on Coconut Street south of Tony Roma was isolated due to downed primary lines.
On Nov. 1, CUC repaired the electrical systems of certain water wells in Gualo Rai, and was ready for generator installations and connections.
Four days later, according to Camacho’s report, the primary lines in Feeder 3 were energized at 6:48 p.m. from Power Generation to S4 Lift Station near Garapan Elementary School.
In Feeder 4, CUC has installed seven power poles going up to Capital Hill.
At 6:18 p.m. on Thursday, the areas from Lower Base to Capital Hill intersection before Capital Hill Post Office went online.
As of 5:40 p.m. on Monday, Camacho said CUC energized water wells CH-1 and CH-3.
The laterals in Wushin Gas, Lower Base next to CUC pole yard are now online.
CUC has likewise delivered power poles to As Teo and Kagman near the water well areas.
The first and second partial, which includes Capital Hill 1200 blocks, ESCO, Sara Market, Former EMO, Commerce, going to I Denni, Sadog Tasi to Victor Torres, PSS building, Marshall Loop across Sara Market are now online.
On Monday, Camacho said power crews completed framing and pulling conductor from the entrance of Santa Lourdes to Kagman to prepare to energize Santa Lourdes to Kagman Mobil.
He said power crews isolated laterals of the old EMO to Mt. Tapachou to clear downed power poles, power lines and transformers.
Camacho said that of the nine Feeders on Saipan, Feeders 1,4, and 7 are now partially online.
The areas of Anaks, upper and lower Navy Hill and lower MIHA have been online since Oct. 29 with the exception of some laterals because of downed poles.
Paganville, Sugar King Estates, Bank of Saipan to China Town, and JG Sablan Ice and Water Company are now also online.
The laterals of the museum north to Bank of Saipan, west of Bank of Guam to Garapan Elementary School east to 99 cents store are likewise online.
Source: Marianas Variety : http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/108701-cuc-downed-power-poles-fallen-transformers-removed