Electrical Public Safety at American Electric Power - Underground and Downed Power Line Safety

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Electrical Public Safety at American Electric Power - Underground and Downed Power Line Safety

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Summary

A lot of power lines are overhead, but did you know power lines can also be underground?  Always call 811 before you dig in order to determine if underground power lines are in your yard. 

Do you know what to do if you discover a downed power line?  Watch the attached videos to find out.

About AEP - American Electric Power

AEP ranks among the nation's largest generators of electricity, owning nearly 38,000 megawatts of generating capacity in the U.S.  AEP also owns the nation's largest electricity transmission system, a nearly 39,000-mile network that includes more 765 kilovolt extra-high voltage transmission lines than all other U.S. transmission systems combined.

AEP's utility units operate as AEP Ohio, AEP Texas, Appalachian Power (in Virginia, West Virginia), AEP Appalachian Power (in Tennessee), Indiana Michigan Power, Kentucky Power, Public Service of Oklahoma, and Southwestern Electric Power Company (in Arkansas, Louisiana and east Texas).

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Wednesday, July 20, 2011 - 1:00pm