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Technicians get to root of problem

Saturday 9 September 2017 | Published in Local

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Technicians get to root of problem
Te Aponga Uira, Senior Field Officer Makara Murare in the trench yesterday holding a piece of the tree root after extracting it from between the HV cable. 17090722

Nearly 30 metres of thick, hardened tree root growing between the threads of High Voltage (HV) cable appear to be the contributing factor in the power outage around the north-western side of Rarotonga, last Saturday night.

Nearly 30 metres of thick, hardened tree root growing between the threads of High Voltage (HV) cable appear to be the contributing factor in the power outage around the north-western side of Rarotonga, last Saturday night.


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