Copper theft delays restoration for some areas.

1208

 

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — NV GEBE announced in a press release that the company’s scheduled restoration is moving along as teams have been working around the clock to restore power to areas still affected.  The company however is now faced with several challenges in some areas as persons within some districts have been stealing the company’s material.

On Monday, December 18, 2017, it was reported to the company that material was stolen from the work site in Nazareth and cables were also set on fire in Spring Garden.

NV GEBE is asking the community to help them by being vigilant.  If you see someone who you suspect is not an NV GEBE personnel tampering with the company’s property, please call our call center at 5461100 5461127, 5461160, 5461189 and 5443100 and report.

The continued theft can lead to more delays in the restoration process.