When a property is flooded it must undergo a safety check before electricity can be reconnected to the home. Below are the steps to ensure your home is safe and electricity is reconnected swiftly:
- Register your details and we will arrange a safety inspection, this can take place prior to Ergon reconnecting the street or after. Ergon will only reconnect the street, they do not reconnect the house until a safety inspection has been completed by an electrical contractor.
- MEA will coordinate an electrician to visit your property to undertake a safety inspection. If there are any damaged circuits the electrical contractor will isolate these with the goal of giving you immediate power.
- There is a charge for this service. The electrical contractor will discuss this with you before any work commences.
If the property has had no flood damage Ergon may place a notice on the front door or meter enclosure informing you the main switch is turned off. A licensed electrical contractor is required to test and confirm the property is safe for electricity reconnection.