Power Restored After Major Outage in Waterbury

Thousands of Eversource customers in Waterbury were without power Monday afternoon due to a major outage in the city.

Eversource spokesman Mitch Gross says the outage happened around 2:30 p.m. It was in the downtown area and affected Town Hall and surrounding buildings from Bank Street west past Meadow Street. According to the Eversource outage map at the height of the outage 6,801 customers were affected. Power was restored to all customers as of 3:35 p.m.

Eversource crews are making repairs to an underground cable that appears to have been the source of the outage.

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