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Service Maint.

Transformer poles, meter loops, wires and breaker panels – who is responsible for what? When storms damage equipment or when you are planning new construction, it’s good to know who is responsible for maintenance and repairs on your electric service.

 

Overhead electric service

Red River Valley Co-op Power is responsible for:

  • Wires from the transformer to the meter pole and electrical connections on those wires.

  • The meter pole, guy wires, ground wire and ground rod.

  • The meter.

Members are responsible for:

  • The meter loop, including the meter socket.

  • Fuse and/or breaker panels including disconnect switches.

  • Wires leaving from the meter pole to services at other locations/buildings and connections for those wires.

 

Underground electric service

Red River Valley Co-op Power is responsible for:

  • Wires running from the transformer to the meter location and the connections.

  • The meter.

Members are responsible for:

  • Wires running from the meter location to other locations and those connections.

  • Any disconnect switches, fuse panels or breaker panels at the meter.

  • The meter socket and mounting panel.

If you have questions about your electric service responsibilities, please call during business hours and ask for Engineering

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