TANEY COUNTY, Mo. — Liberty Utilities is asking customers from Branson, Hollister and Forsyth to conserve energy until 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 6.
Crews are doing scheduled maintenance work on the system and unexpected prolonged work caused the system to nearly reach capacity. Liberty said conserving energy will help prevent power outages.
The utilities company gave tips on how to conserve energy:
- Avoid using major electric appliances such as stoves, dishwashers, washing machines, and clothes dryers.
- Turn off nonessential lights.
- Postpone all nonessential energy use.
Liberty Utilities said it knows conserving energy during this time can be inconvenient is sorry. The company says it’s grateful to its customers for their help.