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The dam is classified as a low-hazard dam, meaning failure would cause little or no damage to other structures, public utility services, roads or railroads.
Fire personnel and public utilities workers were at the scene to shut off gas and electricity to the house.
Some public utility districts have imposed advance payment requirements for infrastructure upgrades, frozen new mining operations, or created new tiers of service to charge miners more.
Edwards has brought decades of public utility operations and management experience to New Orleans, drawing from a nearly 13-year tenure as the general manager for Anaheim Public Utilities.
In Colorado, Uber last fall was ordered to pay an $8.9 million fine issued by the state's public utilities commission after regulators found that dozens of drivers were operating there despite having criminal histories.
Manatee County public utility officials could not be reached late Monday to determine what, if any, effect the crash will have on water service in the area.
McGrady said a small right-of-way that will be deeded to the city went from 30 feet long to 27.7 feet and will be used for public utilities.
Collaborating directly with cities on where to install new fast-charging infrastructure is one of the biggest goals for the program, says Gromis, which is why Uber is also working with public utilities like Portland General Electric.
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PUBLIC UTILITY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of public utility for English Language Learners
: a company (such as an electric company) that provides a public service and must follow special rules made by the government
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