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Old 09-13-2017, 07:53 PM
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Originally Posted by Donnie D View Post
It really is an objective system. First, they make sure hospitals and public safety are restored. Then it comes down to numbers. Whichever repair will put the most customers on line gets done first. If your issue impacts 99 others you are going to have your service restored before a repair that will only restores power to 15 and after one that helps 1,000.

They know exactly how many people will be impacted by each repair and that's how they are done.
That makes sense. I've personally had outages that affected more people fixed faster than those that only affected like a street or block.
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