LMU announces planned electric outage on Riverview, Clay, Highland and Tipton Streets on June 22, 2021

Last Updated on June 30, 2021 by Logansport Municipal Utilities

This information was originally posted on June 16, 2021, but we’ve updated it so it shows up higher on the main page of Cass County Online and the Cass County INfo app.

The Logansport Municipal Utilities’ electric department will be making system improvements all day on June 22 that require a planned electric outage for a dozen homes. The outage will be in effect up to 6 hours and an alley will be closed off while the worksite is active.

System improvements include replacing old wiring and damaged poles.

The affected homes include:

  • 319 –431 Riverview Street
  • 400 E Clay Street
  • 332 –428 Highland Street
  • 427 and 410 E Tipton Street
  • Girl Scouts Camp

There will be no access of the alley between Highland and Riverview for residents nor drivers.

Residents are advised to prepare for the planned outage with the following tips:

-Have a plan to maintain use of any medical equipment dependent on electricity

-Charge cell phones-Unplug computers, televisions,and sensitive electronics.

-Notify your home security company.

-Know how to manually operate garage doors and electric gates.

-Minimize opening refrigerator and freezer doors during the outage.

-Turn off all heat-producing appliances (stoves, toaster ovens, irons, hair curlers, etc)

Logansport Municipal Utilities is committed to making system improvements that will increase electric reliability and decrease emergency power outages. Crews will work as quickly, while being safe, to restore power as soon as possible.

About Logansport Municipal Utilities: LMU is a municipal owned, board-operated electric and water utility serving the city of Logansport and surrounding county areas in northern Indiana. Started in 1894, the utility offers carbon free electricity and clean water to over 20,000 residents and businesses. LMU continues to serve and drive redevelopment in the region. For more information about LMU: logansportutilities.com