UI hardens substations against high w...

UI hardens substations against high water

There are 4 comments on the Connecticut Post story from Jul 24, 2013, titled UI hardens substations against high water. In it, Connecticut Post reports that:

Workers create a flood barrier wall by filling Hesco bags with sand around the perimeter of United Illuminating's Congress Street Substation in Bridgeport, Conn on Tuesday, July 23, 2013.

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Naugatuck, CT

#1 Jul 24, 2013
saw this on ch 12 last night. hopefully we will never have to find out how effective they are.


Since: Mar 11

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#2 Jul 24, 2013
It's pretty shortsighted to build to a 100 year flood- after all, electricity has been in widespread use for longer and surely the previous substations weren't any better.

Stratford, CT

#3 Jul 24, 2013
Hey kids, can you say rate increase?


Since: Mar 11

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#4 Jul 24, 2013
Chester wrote:
Hey kids, can you say rate increase?
true... utilities in connecticut have basically gone insane. And they do latch onto any excuse to raise rates further.

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