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Seattle City Light Ready To Take Winter By Storm, Are You?

Seattle City Light is ready to Take Winter By Storm and wants to help you get ready too with this video about staying safe around downed power lines.

City Light Repairs Streetlight Found With Voltage

Seattle City Light repaired a streetlight today after a customer reported that his dog was shocked when it sniffed a small, metal plate at the base of a concrete streetlight pole on 32nd Avenue S between Atlantic and Massachusetts streets. The dog was not injured.

City Light Finds No Additional Problems Among Recently Replaced Streetlights

Seattle City Light found no additional incidents of contact voltage among the 60 streetlights that were damaged and repaired after the utility’s comprehensive testing in December.

City Light Changing Streetlight Inspection, Maintenance

Superintendent Jorge Carrasco announced several changes today for Seattle City Light’s streetlight inspections and maintenance that are designed to enhance safety.

Seattle City Light Completes Streetlight Inspections

Seattle City Light contractors have completed safety testing on more than 37,000 metal streetlight poles and associated pieces of equipment.

Streetlight Inspections Update Jan. 14

Seattle City Light contractors identified six instances of contact voltage of at least 30 volts related to streetlights and associated equipment in its latest round of safety testing Thursday night. City Light crews immediately cut off power and started repairs. No people or pets were injured in any of the incidents.

Streetlight Inspections Update Jan. 13

Seattle City Light contractors identified five instances of contact voltage of at least 30 volts related to streetlights and associated equipment in its latest round of safety testing Tuesday and Wednesday night. In each case, City Light crews immediately cut off power and started repairs. No people or pets were injured in any of the incidents.

Streetlight Inspections Update Jan. 11

Seattle City Light contractors identified five instances of contact voltage of at least 30 volts related to streetlights and associated equipment in its latest round of safety testing Monday night. In each case, City Light crews immediately cut off power and started repairs. No people or pets were injured in any of the incidents.

Streetlight Safety Inspections Dec. 22 Update

Seattle City Light has agreed to contracts with two companies that will assist with inspections and tests of the utility’s metal streetlight poles and groundcover plates.

Streetlight Safety Inspections Dec. 17 Update

Seattle City Light has completed inspections on all metal streetlight poles and ground cover plates at Seattle Housing Authority locations, including High Point, GreenBridge, New Holly and Rainier Vista. No new voltage readings were found.