Seattle City Light Update

Seattle City Light, now under pressure to test city street lights for potential problems, has hired two companies to help them finish the project. Seattle City Light plans on checking nearly 20,000 poles across the city as over 6 problems have been found, stemming from the tragic electrocution of a Queen Anne family’s pet on Thanksgiving Day.  Another incidence occurred in West Seattle, and crews found voltage emitting poles around the Capitol Hill area as well.To date, Seattle City Light and employees from the other two companies (Davey Resources Group and Power Resources Corp.) have tested 600 poles . They expect to finish testing by March of 2011.

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