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Electrical Policies & Statistics

 

Download a Printable PDF of the Electric Department Policies (Updated February 26, 2018)

 Watertown Power Supply Resources 2017

Electric Statistics

 Customer Class  Number of Meters
Residential 10,498
Commercial 2,083
Industrial 428
Total Number of Meters 13,009

 

Location Voltage Capacity Size Year Purchased
East Substation 115 / 12.5 kV 28 megawatts (MW) 1983
Uptown Substation #1 115 / 12.5 kV 28 megawatts (MW) 2015
Uptown Substation #2 115 / 12.5 kV 28 megawatts (MW) 2000
Pelican Substation #1
Peilcan Substation #2
115 / 12.5 kV
115/  12.5kV
28 megawatts (MW)
28 megawatts (MW)
1972
2015
West Substation 115 / 12.5 kV 28 megawatts (MW) 2002
Total Capacity on 12.5 kV System 168 megawatts (MW)

Unit and MVA Transformers

Location Voltage Capacity Size Year Purchased
Nelson Unit Substation 12.5 / 4.16 kV 4.2 megawatts (MW) 1965
Uptown Unit Substation 12.5 / 4.16 kV 2.5 megawatts (MW) 1971
Total Capacity on 4.16 kV System 6.7 megawatts (MW)

Primary Circuit Lines

Voltage Installation Method Mileage
Three Phase 12.5 kV Overhead 90.46 Miles
Three Phase 12.5 kV Underground 126.56 Miles
SubTotal 217.02 Miles
Three Phase 4.16 kV Overhead 0.62 Miles
Three Phase 4.16 kV Underground 1.59 Miles
SubTotal 2.21 Miles
Total Three Phase Overhead 91.08 Miles
Total Three Phase Underground 128.15 Miles
Total Three Phase 219.23 Miles
Single Phase 7.2 kV Overhead 13.64 Miles
Single Phase 7.2 kV Underground 107.56 Miles
SubTotal 121.20 Miles
Total Single Phase Overhead 13.64 Miles
Total Single Phase Underground 107.56 Miles
Total Single Phase 121.20 Miles
Grand Total of Circuits 340.43 Miles