South island psd

The following information is provided to assist customers to prepare for and recover from a hurricane.


  • Before the hurricane, locate your residence's emergency water shut-off valve.
  • Remove any shrubbery or obstructions.
  • Test the water shut-off valve to be sure that it is operational.
  • If the shut-off valve is not operational, have it repaired or replaced.
  • Turn off the emergency water shut-off valve if you are leaving your residence prior to a storm.(This will help minimize damage to your home's interior should a pipe burst inside your home)
  • If you turn off the emergency shut-off valve, follow the manufacturer's recommendations on turning off your hot water heater and unplugging it.
  • Some hot water heaters may be damaged if the water supply is turned off for an extended period of time.
  • Locate your sewer clean-out lid and remove any shrubbery or obstruction in case the clean-out needs to be located.