According to a spokesperson with BEAR VALLEY ELECTRIC SERVICE
Wednesday 19, 2018 at 4:59 A.M a component failure
occurred on the Shay 34kV line, which resulted in the outage affecting
approximately 13,000 customers.
Crews quickly located the fault and restored power to
approximately 10,000 customers on the Eastern side of Big Bear Valley at 6:40 A.M.
Once BVES crews were able to isolate and repair the
issue, power to the remaining 3,000 customers was restored at 6:57 AM.
is a division of Golden State Water Company (GSWC), which is a wholly owned
water and electric utility subsidiary of American States Water Company
(NYSE:AWR). GSWC provides water service to approximately 256,000 customers in
75 communities throughout 10 counties in Northern, Coastal and Southern
California. Through its BVES division, the Company also distributes electricity
to over 24,000 customers in the City of Big Bear and surrounding areas in San
Bernardino County, California