Company Builds on Powerful Partnerships with Local Response Organizations to Help Customers Impacted by Tropical Storm Imelda
Power has been restored to all customers who can safely receive it, but for hundreds of customers whose homes and businesses flooded during Imelda, it could be some time before their buildings can be energized.
Entergy Texas has restored service to nearly all 40,000 customers that lost power during Tropical Storm Imelda.
Restoration workers have made tremendous progress restoring customers who lost power due to Tropical Storm Imelda. More than 95 percent of customers who lost power have been restored.
As of 11:00 am, Saturday September 21, Entergy has restored power to all but 1,610 customers.
More than 700 additional workers have been brought into the region to assist with restoration efforts. Additionally, 13 high water trucks and several air boats are being utilized to reach areas that are flooded and inaccessible.
Entergy power restoration workers are chipping away at outage cases caused by Imelda’s wrath. Entergy Texas, Inc. has amassed nearly 700 workers as well as airboats, high-water vehicles and drones to restore power. As of 9 a.m. Entergy Texas had restored more than half of the customers affected by Imelda’s torrential rainfall. Crews are working today to restore approximately 13,000 customers still without power.
Crews have made significant progress today, restoring almost half of the number of customers who lost power yesterday.