NewsCon Edison Media Relations
For Immediate Release: September 3, 2006
CON EDISON CREWS WORKING TO RESTORE CUSTOMERS AFTER STORM: STORM DAMAGE UPDATE
Con Edison employees surveyed damage throughout Westchester County on Sunday while 300 crews are working around downed trees, limbs and branches to replace poles and damaged wires.
As of 6 p.m. on Sunday, Con Edison has restored service to more than 34,000 customers in Westchester County. At this time 42,000 Westchester customers remain out of service. Most of these customers will be restored on Monday and Tuesday. Virtually all will be restored by Wednesday with the possibility of a small number going into Thursday.
Con Edison also is working to restore the approximately 1,000 customers in the Bronx without power from the storm. Approximately 150 on Staten Island, 57 in Queens and 12 in Brooklyn were without power on Sunday night.
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