Rappahannock Electric Cooperative (REC) has many different ways to prevent power outages all year round.

We spoke with REC’s Managing Director of Communications and Public Relations Casey Hollins about the process in our latest news maker.

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Casey tells us that there are new ways REC is checking the power lines and equipment and how often it is done.

She also tells us what you should do if you see a potential problem like older trees or broken equipment.

Casey also tells us how much property they cover and how much equipment that the Cooperative has to cover.

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