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Lansing Board of Water and Light's 'Full Steam Ahead' Project Continues

4/21/2017 2:25:00 PM

LANSING, MI – The Lansing Board of Water & Light (BWL) has started construction on new phases of the 'Full Steam Ahead' project. The project aims to upgrade the underground steam energy system in downtown Lansing. A steam vault is being replaced at Capitol Ave. and Hillsdale Street beginning earlier this month and will be completed in early Summer. A new high pressure steam main will be installed along the banks of the Grand River, and in Townsend Street south of 1-496 starting in July and will be completed in November....

BWL Restores Power to 13,753 Customers

4/4/2017 12:20:00 PM

The Lansing Board of Water & Light restored power to 13,753 customers at the Eckert Substation. The outage lasted approximately 1 hour 30 minutes and impacted much of BWL’s service territory....

BWL to Perform Routine Water Main Flushing

3/23/2017 1:55:00 PM

The Lansing Board of Water & Light is scheduled to flush water mains in the area of St. Joseph and Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd from March 27 through April 7 between 8am and 3pm. ...

BWL Crews Continue to Work Toward Full Restoration

3/9/2017 2:45:00 PM

The Lansing Board of Water & Light is continuing to work toward full restoration following yesterday’s wind storm....

Improved Weather Forecast to Help BWL Restoration Efforts Following Wind Storm

3/9/2017 8:30:00 AM

An improved weather forecast will help restoration efforts by the Lansing Board of Water & Light following yesterday’s the wind storm. As of 8:30am Thursday, 7,329 customers are without power with 196 wires down....

BWL Crews to Work through the Night to Restore Power Following Wind Storm

3/8/2017 10:35:00 PM

The Lansing Board of Water & Light is experiencing widespread outages throughout its service territory due to the wind storm As of 10:00pm Wednesday, 13,273 customers are without power with 212 wires down. More than a dozen outside line crews from across Michigan, Indiana and Iowa and a dozen outside tree crews have been brought in to help with restoration efforts. Power is expected to be restored for most BWL customers on Friday....

BWL Continues to Work on Restoration Following Wind Storm

3/8/2017 4:45:00 PM

The Lansing Board of Water & Light is experiencing widespread outages throughout its service territory due to the strong and gusty winds. As of 4:40pm Wednesday, 16,161 customers are without power with 128 wires down. More than a dozen outside line crews from across Michigan, Indiana and Iowa and a dozen outside tree crews have been brought in to help with restoration efforts. Customers should visit the outage map for updated restoration times....

BWL is Responding to Widespread Outages

3/8/2017 2:15:00 PM

The Lansing Board of Water & Light is experiencing widespread outages throughout its service territory due to the strong and gusty winds. Outside crews have been called in to help with restoration efforts. Visit the outage map [www.lbwl.com/outagecenter] for restoration times. As of 1:40pm, there are 3,962 customers without power. The BWL regrets any inconvenience to customers caused by this outage....

BWL Warns of Phone Scam

2/22/2017 2:50:00 PM

The Lansing Board of Water & Light has received several reports of scams threatening both residential and commercial customers with loss of service if they do not make a utility payment over the phone....

BWL to Hold Final Charette Presentation for Central Substation

1/30/2017 2:55:00 PM

The Lansing Board of Water & Light will hold its third and final charette presentation Wednesday to present on the community’s input for the exterior appearance of the Central Substation, to be constructed at the southwest corner of W. Malcolm X St. and S. Washington Ave....

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