Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Crystal Lake City Responding To Power Outages

The City of Crystal Lake is responding to the impact of recent heavy rains.
If resident have any issues with roadway flooding or basement backups, they should call the City’s Public Works Department at 815-356-3614.
A list of the current road closures will be displayed on the City’s website at
Sandbags are currently available for the public at the City Hall Public Works garage in the rear garage parking lot at 100 W. Woodstock Street. Sandbags are provided free of charge.
Vehicles should not attempt to traverse standing water on any roadway, since the depth of the water could be deeper than it appears.
As of 10:00 AM today, ComEd reports that about 140 Crystal Lake area consumers are without power. ComEd reports that there are currently crews in Crystal Lake working to restore power to the customers. Unless additional damage occurs, ComEd reported that power should be restored by the end of the day.
If you or someone you know does not have power, or to report any electrical lines that are down, contact
1-800-Edison (1-800-334-7661)
Residents are also encouraged to periodically call ComEd to check on the status of their power outage. ComEd will provide updates on their website at

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