In the midst of storm season the risk of power outages increases and Energex has compiled a handy guide to what to do.
Executive general manager operations Paul Jordon says recent severe weather is a sharp reminder of what to expect from a third La Nina.
“We are again facing a higher risk of severe thunderstorms, flooding and cyclones, which can cause major damage to the electricity network; both overhead and underground,” Paul says
“Please report fallen powerlines, sparking pillar boxes and any network damage you see to Energex on 13 19 62 or call emergency services on 000.
“Always stay well away from any grounded wires and faulty equipment because these may be life-threatening electrical hazards.
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