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We know it it has been nearly two weeks now since that October snowstorm that knocked power out.
To millions of people on the is -- guess what this morning some people in Connecticut are still -- waking up not getting with know how her.
Two weeks later so the -- most of the downed wires up there.
But they're just putting them -- up next to the trees apparently -- knock down during the next storm -- -- not a -- -- most folks -- -- Laura Ingle is there she's.
Connecticut this morning.
What the heck is taking them so long.
We're gonna show you where in the neighborhood that was hit very hard you mentioned a lot of people.
At least 3400 people.
Are still without power this morning it's twelve days you we've got big trees down like this one I want to show you another reason why this is taking so long.
As we pan around to show you this line that is down power lines are down everywhere in some places -- like Christmas tree lights.
Across broken branches and driveways which is keeping electric company crews working day and night we saw all night last night.
Scenes like this one hearing Avon have sparked some power customers to call for Connecticut light and power to consider installing more underground power lines.
In place of overhead wires and this is an age old debate which has reignited with the aftermath of this recent storm.
Energy experts point out -- power lines is very costly a minimum of one million dollars per mile.
And went underground power lines -- it takes a lot of time and money to dig down and find a problem plus there are other hazard.
When -- underground the lines.
You're not really removing the risk of damage you're simply shifting it you're taking the risk from.
Falling debris and wind and falling trees.
And you're replacing that with the risk of water indentation.
And we want to say something really quick see this this is a transformer that is down.
I were talking about not only power lines that cable and and broad band and power lines for the phones also down.
That transformer right there is actually goes to an underground systems you can see.
Why a lot of people are so that -- about.
Boy that must be so pop operas that's incredibly frustrating -- -- thank you very much Lorraine at all with that -- let me go get.
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