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power out in much of Belize this AM #77089
12/14/03 03:20 PM
12/14/03 03:20 PM
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Marty Offline OP

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Marty  Offline OP
from Corozal:
Lost power last night for one hour -- but it went again this morning. They
say none for the entire day -- wondering is this for the whole country??

All radio stations are out!! Must be country wide??

Been 4.5 hours now -- nadda for power--

Re: power out in much of Belize this AM #77090
12/14/03 06:29 PM
12/14/03 06:29 PM
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I can almost hear the generators.

Re: power out in much of Belize this AM #77091
12/14/03 10:33 PM
12/14/03 10:33 PM
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Corozal Town
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mad Power went out countrywide at about 7:30 am and did not come back on until 12 hours later. No running water either since some genius tore down all the towns water towers and replaced them with electric pumps.
We have re-named the day "stinky Sunday" since no one could bathe. eek


Doug & Maria Podzun



Re: power out in much of Belize this AM #77092
12/15/03 08:20 AM
12/15/03 08:20 AM
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Was not countrywide by any means


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Re: power out in much of Belize this AM #77093
12/15/03 10:06 AM
12/15/03 10:06 AM
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Evidently it was out in Corozal. How about AC?


Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass, it's about learning to dance in the rain.
Re: power out in much of Belize this AM #77094
12/15/03 04:11 PM
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I'll trade you power for water pressure....


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Re: power out in much of Belize this AM #77095
12/15/03 04:16 PM
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AC about 45 minutes

Re: power out in much of Belize this AM #77096
12/16/03 03:59 PM
12/16/03 03:59 PM
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Marty Offline OP

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Marty  Offline OP
power out on AC from around 8 am till 1 pm... today the 16th. about five hours....

Re: power out in much of Belize this AM #77097
12/17/03 11:56 PM
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Marty Offline OP

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San Pedro hit with 4 hour blackout

While one utility was being granted a rate hike, another
was
struggling to provide service to one of its biggest
customers.
At eight twenty-five this morning the entire island of
Ambergris Caye lost its electricity supply and power was
not
restored until over four hours later. According to a
press
release from Belize Electricity Limited, the blackout
was
caused when corrosion on system protection cables caused

a fault on the high power transformer at the San Pedro
substation. B.E.L. says it is in the process of
reviewing its
policy of preventive maintenance to prevent a similar
problem in the futur


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