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Pasadena In Focus
November-December 2012

PWP Sends Team to Help New York

ResizedImage951352382225578Six electrical experts from Pasadena Water and Power Department (PWP) flew back to New York Nov. 2 by military transport in response to a mutual aid request from the Long Island Power Authority to help restore power to portions of New York ravaged by Super Storm Sandy.

The PWP team was part of a larger contingent of utility crews from Anaheim, Burbank, Los Angeles and Riverside that flew out of March Air Reserve Base on C-17 military cargo planes. In all, 90 personnel and 52 vehicles are being sent, including the six-member PWP team and three PWP utility vehicles.