• Atlantic City Electric Urges Customers to be Safe When Returning to Flood Damaged Homes

    Nov 12, 2012

    <p>MAYS LANDING, N.J. – Hurricane Sandy was one of the most devastating storms to impact the Atlantic City Electric service area in many years causing a great deal of damage. Due to significant flooding, especially on the barrier island communities, Atlantic City Electric has an important message for its customers. </p><p>Atlantic City Electric urges all of our customers to be safe and exercise extreme caution when returning to your home or business located in a flood damaged area. Electricity can travel through water and there can be many different hazards present in a home or building that has experienced flooding. </p><p>If on-site circumstances permit, Atlantic City Electric recommends that customers conduct a safety walk through their home or business and take appropriate action. Customers should consult a licensed electrician or municipal code official with any questions about the electrical equipment in their home or business and its possible condition as a result of flooding. </p><p>To report an unsafe condition in a home or business related to the electric meter or electric service connection to your home or building, such as a meter out of its socket or wires that are not properly connected to the home or building, please call 1-800-833-7476. </p><p>#### </p><p><i>Atlantic City Electric, a public utility owned by Pepco Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: POM), provides safe, reliable and affordable regulated electric delivery services to more than 550,000 customers in southern New Jersey. </i></p>