More than 400 additional workers have been requested to assist Entergy Texas, Inc. in restoring power to customers after Imelda dumped more than two feet of rain on Southeast Texas.
High water trucks and air boats are also arriving to assist with restoration efforts.
Significant rainfall and flash flooding continue to affect Entergy’s service territory. Jefferson, Orange, Galveston, Liberty, Chambers and Montgomery counties have been the most affected, with some areas receiving more than 20 inches of rain in the past day along with thunderstorms. As of 9 a.m. approximately 37,000 customers are without power.
Entergy Corporation has earned a place on the 2019 Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index. Entergy is the only U.S. electric utility in the sector to be included on the index for 18 consecutive years.
Entergy Texas is monitoring Tropical Storm Imelda, which has maximum sustained winds of about 35 to 40 miles per hour.
Company is developing and growing leaders from within.
Entergy Mississippi plays vital role in job growth and workforce development
For the 12th year in a row, Entergy has been named one of the nation’s top utilities in economic development by Site Selection magazine. The award is due in large part to the vital role the company plays in economic development efforts across its four-state service territory of Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas.
Entergy Texas is targeting areas that have experienced multiple outages and is working to improve the system by installing new devices to help keep the power flowing.
Entergy Arkansas has new customer service representatives in four communities in the state: Matt Faries in the Walnut Ridge area; Whitney Rial in the Marion area; Omar Clemons in the Russellville area and Chris Cook in the Monticello area.