Electric Outages

Electric Outage
Date General Location Cause Duration # of Customers Affected
2/2/2012 West 3rd Street & 1st Ave W Bad Cable 64 minutes 40
4/10/2012 1004 S. Grand Equipment failure 70 minutes 1
4/15/2012 W 18th St. & 18th Ave W Blown fuse 172 minutes 26
4/15/2012 600 W. 11th Street Secondary service underground fault 71 minutes 1
4/17/2012 Birchwood Estates/1st Ave E Bad cable 116 minutes 16
5/4/2012 819 E 8th Street Storm related due to high winds 169 minutes 5
5/4/2012 Between E 11th and E 12th Street Storm related due to high winds 81 minutes 5
5/4/2012 Fairgrounds/HyVee area Storm related due to high winds 138 minutes
5/9/2012 818 E 9th Street High winds/tree branches 30 minutes 6
5/29/2012 309 W 12th Street Scheduled outage due to emergency gas leak 80 minutes 1
5/31/2012 Stolley's Animal in equipment 191 minutes 1
6/17/2012 23rd Ave West and West 11th Street Animal in equipment
200 minutes 25
6/18/2012 South Grand area Equipment failure 136 customers had power within 60 minutes, 4 customers had power within 300 minutes 140
6/19/2012 Part of Clay County Fairgrounds Animal in equipment 60 minutes 1
6/25/2012 8th and 9th Streets SW Bad Cable 76 minutes 26
6/27/2012 7th, 8th and 9th Streets SW, Southmoor Drive and 11th Street SW Equipment failure 50 customers had power within 90 minutes, 2 customers had power within 210 minutes 52
7/14/2012 W 4th Street Equipment failure 85 minutes 120
7/17/2012 910 East 4th Street Human error 30 minutes 7
7/17/2012 W 3rd Street and 3rd Avenue West Equipment failure 35 minutes 10
7/18/2012 1220 14th Ave W Human error 55 minutes 1
7/21/2012 25th Street SW and 11th Ave SW Equipment failure 90 minutes 30
7/23/2012 1503 5th Avenue East Equipment failure 60 minutes 3
8/8/2012 St. Luke Drive Equipment failure 100 minutes 20
8/10/2012 W 4th Street Equipment failure 75 minutes 7
8/16/2012 West Spencer Equipment failure 55 minutes with some customers back on sooner Approx 300
8/18/2012 Part of Clay County Fairgrounds Animal in equipment No customers were affected
8/18/2012 SW Spencer Bad Cable 10 were back on within 60 minutes, 3 were back on within 112 minutes and the remaining customers were back on within 126 minutes 15
8/25/2012 W 18th Street Equipment Failure 53 minutes 10
8/27/2012 South side of West 4th Street from 4th Ave West to the Cemetary Human error 41 minutes 92
09/11/2012 2nd Ave East to 7th Ave East North of East 18th St Bad Cable 82 minutes 80
09/13/2012 East Leach Park Skate Park, Campground, and Oak Crete Apartment building Animal in Equipment 30 minutes 3
09/18/2012 1st and 2nd Ave East from East 11th to East 18th Street Bad Cable 140 minutes 165
09/20/2012 4th Ave West to Grand Ave, South of West 4th Street to West Park Street Bad Cable 58 minutes 9
9/21/2012 10th Ave East, East 21st St and the North Y area Foreign Interference 100 minutes Approx 100
10/13/2012 Parts of NW Spencer Animal in Equipment Blink No customers were affected
10/18/2012 7th Ave East, East 15th St, East 16th St Equiment Failure 180 minutes 5
11/10/2012 1200 Block of West 11th Bad Cable 90 minutes 2
11/10/2012 700 Block East 16th St Cut Cable 90 minutes 1
11/15/2012 2100 Block 1st Ave East Animal in Equipment 20 minutes 5
11/15/2012 2nd Ave East to 10th Ave East between East 7th Street and East 10th Street Equipment Failure 90 minutes for 88 customers and 150 minutes for a remaining 4 customers 92
12/01/2012 East 15th St and East 16th St between 7th Ave East and Fairview Ave Cut Cable 60 minutes 7
12/08/2012 Clay County Fairgrounds Equipment Failure 90 minutes 3
2/7/2013 North and East of the bridge on Grand Blown fuse 30 minutes 300
3/24/2013 212 East 9th Street Equipment Failure 160 minutes 5
3/26/2013 1004 S. Grand Ave Equipment Failure 134 minutes 1
4/14/2013 101 8th Street SE Equipment Failure 65 minutes 16
4/22/2013 North Spencer Weather Related-Snow/Ice 85 minutes 160
4/26/2013 Southest Spencer Blown fuse 108 minutes 70
4/28/2013 516 1st Ave SE Bad fuse 30 minutes 1
5/19/2013 Clay County Fairgrounds Unknown Over 231 minutes 1
5/21/2013 228, 220 & 200 4th Street SW Planned Outage 75 minutes 3
5/23/2013 304 & 324 4th Street SW Planned Outage 90 minutes 2
5/28/2013 305, 231, 205,201 4th Street SW Planned Outage Approx 90 minutes 4
5/29/2013 West 7th Street Planned Outage Approx 90 minutes 5
5/29/2013 4th Street SW Planned Outage Approx 60 minutes 3
6/23/2013 5th Ave E-10th Ave E Bad Cable 94 minutes 65
6/24/2013 East 5th Street Equipment Failure 80 minutes 68
7/12/2013 2nd Avenue West, 3rd Ave West, West 10th Street, West 11th Street, West 12th Street Planned Outage Approx 75 minutes 13
7/15/2013 3rd Ave West, West 13th Street Planned Outage Approx 90 minutes 7
7/15/2013 3rd Ave West, West 13th Street Planned Outage Approx 90 minutes 6
7/16/2013 West 11th Street, West 12th Street, 3rd Avenue West, West 13th Street Planned Outage Approx 30 minutes 18
7/17/2013 3rd Avenue West Planned Outages Temporary loss 11
8/1/2013 4th Ave West, 3rd Ave West, 5th Ave West Equipment Failure 105 minutes 52
8/19/2013 Fairgrounds K-Cafe Equipment Failure 48 minutes 1
8/22/2013 Area by YMCA Cable Failure 90 minutes with some customers back on sooner 14
8/29/2013 North and East Spencer Cable Failure 58 minutes with some customers back on sooner 1,145
8/30/2013 Field north of fairgrounds and north of the event center Blown fuse 39 minutes 1
9/9/2013 2nd Ave East, East 18th Street, 1st Ave East Planned Outage 30 minutes 6
9/18/2013 West Park Street Planned Outage Approx 30 minutes 1
9/19/2013 12th Avenue SE Blown fuse 45 minutes 1
10/1/2013 NE Spencer-Beehive, Birchwood Estates Cable Failure 80 minutes 15
10/6/2013 Clay County Fairgrounds Animal in equipment 210 minutes 1
10/16/2013 Between 2nd and 3rd Avenue East and East 8th and 9th Streets Animal in equipment 23 minutes 5
10/20/2013 8th & 9th Streets SW, 1st Ave SW Cable Failure 105 minutes 60
10/25/2013 St Lukes Drive Cable Failure 55 minutes 3
11/3/2013 Clay County Fairgrounds Weather related-wind 45 minutes 1
12/2/2013 E Park Street Human error 120 minutes 2
12/15/2013 Country Club area & West 18th Street Cable Failure 80 minutes 160
3/3/2014 Southmoor Drive, 9th Street SW Cable Failure 90 minutes 56
4/9/2014 14th Avenue West, West 9th Street Blown Lightning Arrestor 60 minutes 20
4/14/2014 East 10th Street & East 11th Street Human error 120 minutes 81
4/23/2014 4th Avenue East, 5th Avenue East Equipment Failure 60 minutes 8
4/25/2014 300 block of 12th Street SW Human error 45 minutes 0
5/19/2014 West 11th Street, Michael's Court Human error Approximately 450 minutes for 4 customers, 510 minutes for one and 1,010 minutes for one customer 6
6/8/2014 1st Avenue East Bad Cable 100 minutes 9
6/18/2014 Birchwood Estates area Storm related due to lightning 111 minutes 152
6/18/2014 HyVee to the Fairgrounds area Storm related due to lightning 87 minutes 13
6/18/2014 Birchwood Estates area Plannned Outage Approximately 60 minutes
20
7/13/2014 Spencer Middle School, Indoor Soccer Complex, Outdoor Soccer Complex Animal in equipment 135 minutes 3
8/8/2014 West 5th Street Cable Failure 90 minutes 100
9/18/2014 West 5th Street from 4th AVenue West to 14th Avenue West Equipment Failure 120 minutes 115
10/23/2014 North of the Railroad Tracks from 2nd Avenue East to 18th Avenue West Equipment Failure 280 minutes 148
10/23/2014 11th Avenue West, West 5th Street Human Error 165 minutes 26
11/7/2014 Clay County Fairgrounds Animal in equipment 35 minutes 1
12/1/2014 North of East 18th Street West to 1st Avenue East Cable Failure 106 minutes for 1 customer
8 minutes for 43 cutsomers
220 minutes for 1 customer
45
12/10/2014 South Grand Bad Cable 105 minutes 1
3/8/2015 Hillside Terrace Nature 80 minutes 1
4/6/2015 12th Street SE Cable Failure 150 minutes 3
4/14/2015 West 4th Street, West 5th Street, West Lane Animal in Equipment 105 minutes 22
5/5/2015 Breezy Meadow Lane Human Error 180 minutes 5
5/6/2015 Pleasant Lane, Prospect Drive Human Error 30 minutes for 5 customers
95 minutes for 1 customer
6
5/21/2015 Stoneybrook Circle, 25th Avenue SW Cable Failure 40 minutes for 55+ customers
185 minutes for 12 customers
175 minutes for 7 customers
72+
5/26/2015 South of West 4th Street to West Park Street and West of Grand Avenue to 4th Avenue West Human Error 38 minutes 75
6/15/2015 3rd Avenue West Cable Failure 140 minutes 111
6/18/2015 North side of the Railroad tracks to West 21st Street between Grand Avene and 4th Avenue West Equipment Failure 28 minutes for 234 customers, 36 minutes for 130 customers and 129 minutes for 5 customers 369
6/15/2015 East Park Street, 1st Avenue East Human Error 14 minutes for 4 customers, 1 customer for 52 minutes 5
6/17/2015 East 18th Street, East 19th Street, Spencer Manor Eqiupment Failure 270 minutes 76
6/17/2015 East 4th Street Human Error 45 minutes 1
8/13/2015 18th Avenue West, West 18th Street, West side of Deerfield neighborhood, 23rd Avenue West Equipment Failure 152 minutes 364
8/14/2015 West 18th Street Planned Outage 77 minutes 1
8/26/2015 Fairview School Area 
Human Error
47minutes 200
8/27/2015 East 11th St Equipment Failure 96 minutes 1
8/28/2015 2nd Ave SE Animal in Equipment
34 minutes 5
8/31/2015 East 12th Street Human Error 66 minutes 5
9/1/2015 11th Avenue SW Cable Failure 24 minutes for 7 customers, 51 minutes for 4 customers and 136 minutes for 4 customers 15
9/11/2015 2nd Avenue SE Animal in Equipment 34 minutes 5
9/13/2015 North of East 21st Street, East of Hwy 71 Animal in Equipment 93 minutes 100
9/15/2015 10th and 11th Avenue East from East 17th Street to East 18th Street Human Error 6 customers for 31 minutes
12 customers for 34 minutes
18
10/6/2015 East 8th Street and East 9th Street Animal in Equipment
68 minutes 23
10/10/2015 Spencer Equipment Failure 36 minutes 6,100
10/30/2015 North of 18th St from 10th Ave East to 4th Ave West Equipment Failure 120 minutes for 93 customers
180 minutes for 8 customers
93
11/2/2015 North of West 18th St and East of 4th Ave West Equipment Failure 14 minutes 8
11/23/15 Airport Area Equipment Failure 1 hour 1
12/9/2015 9th Street SW and Southmoor Dr Underground Cable Failure 70 minutes for 12 customers
90 minutes for 4 customers
150 minutes for 10 customers 
26
12/20/2015 6th Avenue West Human Error 80 minutes for 4 customers and 165 minutes for 1 customer 5
1/1/2016 Spencer Broken Ground Wire 122 minutes for all to be back on 6,100+
1/10/2016 South Spencer Overhead secondary service wire failure 180 minutes for 4 customers, 300 minutes for 1 customer 5
1/10/2016 South Spencer Overhead secondary service wire failure 120 minutes for 4 customers, 210 minutes for 1 customer 5
1/10/2016 Grand Avenue to East 4th Street Primary switch gear fault 25 minutes 40
1/17/2016 West 1st Street, West Park Street Human Error 45 minutes for 6 customers, 75 minutes for 1 customer 7
2/5/2016 Grand Avenue between West 2nd Street and West 3rd Street Unknown 75 minutes 7
2/8/2016 2nd & Grand Human Error 55 minutes 1
3/4/2016 North of West 13th Street between 11th Avenue West and 13th Avenue West Underground Cable Failure 95 minutes 65
4/29/2016 SE Spencer Human Error 14 minutes for 175 customers and 18 minutes for 102 customers 277
5/9/2016 18th Avenue West Underground Cable Failure 62 minutes for 11 customers and 77 minutes for 10 customers 21
5/20/2016 2nd Avenue SW to 4th Avenue SW on 6th and 7th Streets SW and 7th Avenue SW to 11th Avenue SW on 5th and 6th Streets SW Human Error 62 minutes for 15 customers and 152 minutes for 24 customers 39
5/31/2016 1st Avenue SW, 7th Street SW, 8th Street SW, 9th Street SW, Southmoor Drive, 10th Street SW Human Error 137 minutes 155
6/19/2016 East 20th Street, East 19th Street Equipment Failure 50 minutes for 6 customers, 172 minutes for 1 customer 7
6/21/2016 West 7th Street Human Error 25 minutes for 7 customers, 38 minutes for 7 customers 14
6/27/2016 11th Ave West Equipment Failure 50 minutes for 5 customers
82 minutes for 1 customer
6
7/5/2016 East 5th Street Equipment Failure 30 minutes for 1 customer, 60 minutes for 1 customer 2
7/5/2016 East 18th Street, East 19th Street Equipment Failure 76 minutes for 56 customers, 134 minutes for 28 customers 84
7/22/2016 A Avenue Equipment Failure 180 minutes 1
7/25/2016 8th Street SE, 2nd Avenue SE Human Error 37 minutes 26
8/20/2016 West 11th Street Equipment Failure 56 minutes 2
8/31/2016 25th Street SW, 11th Street SW Cable Failure 19 minutes for 8 customers, 36 minutes for 6 customers, 46 minutes for 4 customers and 101 minutes for 3 customers 21
9/10/2016 6th Avenue West Human Error 193 minutes for 3 customers and 283 minutes for 2 customers 5
10/18/2016 North, Northeast, East Spencer Underground Cable Failure 21 minutes for 564 customers, 22 minutes for 130 customers, 101 minutes for 480 customers 1,174
11/11/2016 West 4th Street and Grand Avenue North of West 18th Street Damaged Equipment 50 minutes for 200 customers, 85 minutes for 162 customers, and 117 minutes for 57 customers 419
11/14/2016 Areas of SE, E, NE Spencer Human Error 5 minutes 2,018
12/11/2016 Part of Northeast Spencer Underground Cable Failure 403 minutes 38
12/16/2016 South Spencer Underground Cable Failure 95 minutes for 86 customers, 108 minutes for 36 customers, 122 minutes for 5 customers, and 168 minutes for 23 customers 150
12/27/2016 13th Avenue West, West 13th Street, Craig's Court Equipment Failure 68 minutes 6
1/19/2017 Grand Avenue to 4th Avenue West and West 8th Street to East 30th Street Nature 68 minutes 290
2/24/2017 East 8th Street, East 9th Street, 8th Avenue East, 9th Avenue East Weather 54 minutes for 6 customers, 160 minues for 8 customers 14
3/7/2017 4th Avenue West to 17th Avenue West, Railroad Tracks to West 17th Street Equipment Failure 53 minutes for 196 customers, 26 minutes for 606 customers 802
6/9/2017 11th Avenue West to 13th Avenue West from West 13th Street to West 14th Street Equipment Failure 58 minutes 33
6/24/2017 10th Avenue East to 3rd Avenue East between East 18th Street and East 12th Street Equipment Failure 110 minutes 262
6/26/2017 East 18th-19th Streets Equipment Failure 104 minutes for 54 customers
124 minutes for 2 customers
56
7/7/2017 West 9th Street between 13th Avenue West and 14th Avenue West Underground Cable Failure 57 minutes 7
7/7/2017 West 11th Street and 11th Avenue West Underground Cable Failure 32 minutes 1
7/15/17 West 3rd Street through West 8th Street, 2nd Avenue West through 12th Avenue West, Prospect Drive, Breezy Meadow Lane, Pleasant Lane Equipment Failure 114 minutes for 391 customers and 255 minutes for 1 customer 392
7/22/2017 Southwest Spencer Equipment Failure 380 minutes 100
7/27/2017 West Spencer Equipment Failure 12 minutes for 232 customers, 18 minutes for 324 customers 556
7/31/2017 Lift Station on West 4th Equipment Failure 135 minutes 1
8/4/2017 McDonald's Damaged Equipment 75 minutes 1
8/6/2017 West 11th Street between Country Club Drive and 23rd Avenue West Underground Cable Failure 150 minutes 19
8/11/2017 North Spencer Unknown 24 minutes for 62 customers, 39 minutes for 14 customers, 65 minutes for 19 customers, 67 minutes for 95 customers 190
9/17/2017 East 11th Street, East 10th Street Equipment Failure 163 minutes 6
9/20/2017 2nd Avenue East, 3rd Avenue East, East 16th Street Equipment Failure 41 minutes for 37 customers, 86 minutes for 8 customers 45
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