Early Morning

Wednesday 19th


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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.




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BVES 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