Power has been restored to the thousands of Eversource customers who were without power in Waterbury on Monday afternoon.
Mayor Neil M. O'Leary said the outages impacted downtown Waterbury, including city hall. The outage has also affected street lights.
Power outage affecting Downtown Waterbury, including City Hall. Some traffic lights are out so please use caution. Check back for updates— Neil M. O'Leary (@MayorOLeary) June 20, 2016
There were almost 7,000 customers without power as of 2:45 p.m. To check outages in your area, click here.
Power was restored to customers by 3:35 p.m.
Eversouce determined the cause of the outage.
We're aware of the outage in #Waterbury due to an underground equipment issue. Crews are working to make repairs. No ETR as yet.— Eversource CT (@EversourceCT) June 20, 2016
One of the customers impacted by the outage is Waterbury Hospital. The building was running on generator power, according to a hospital spokesperson.
The hospital spokesperson said, even though there was an outage, service was "running smoothly."
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