Why are High Voltage circuits failing?

Due to the age of the wiring, the method of installation, and the higher voltage, the wires are now “going to ground.” This means that the insulation covering the wire has deteriorated to the point that it no longer contains the electricity as efficiently as it did when it was installed many years ago. This results in further damage to the insulation which will ultimately create more failures.

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1. Where can I report an outage?
2. Usually my lights are back on in a few hours or days. Why is this taking so long?
3. Why are High Voltage circuits failing?
4. Why doesn’t the City leave some of the lights on when a circuit fails?
5. What are high voltage circuits?
6. Why does it take so long to fix High Voltage street lights?
7. Will the new LED streetlights speed up the process of fixing them?
8. What is the cost of replacing the street lights?
9. Are the streetlights being replaced?