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5/22/2018 - Storm Update - Tuesday

Southbury continues with recovery efforts and we are making great progress! Thank you for your patience during this difficult time.

Building Permits

  • Please don’t forget that permits are required for repairs. Call the Building Department with any questions. 203-262-0609


  • If you do not have power, please call Eversource at 1-800-286-2000. They want to be assured that your outage is not overlooked. There are incidents where Eversource crews are reporting restoration but may not be aware of individual situations.
  • Eversource asks that everyone refer to our website for proper generator use. The detection of such a generator will cause the crew to move from your location to another location. Again, safety is the first priority. All wires should be considered live.
  • Eversource report from last night:

Public Works

  • Please DO NOT put storm debris in the right of way or in the road. This will hamper the clean-up and restoration efforts.
  • A big thank you to the following towns that have sent crews to help us today: Bethlehem, Easton, Fairfield, West Hartford, Wolcott, Washington, Monroe, Watertown and Redding.

Transfer Station

  • The Transfer Station is open from 7am to 5pm, every day through Saturday, May 26, 2018.


  • Parks and Rec is available for showers and device charging until 4 pm.
  • Pomperaug High School is available for showers and device charging today from 3-10 pm.

Town Operations

The Town is open for business as usual. Please contact the appropriate department for your situation.

  • Emergency 911
  • General storm related questions 203-262-0647
  • Building Inspector (for damaged homes) 203-262-0609


  • Water is available at Community House Park through this evening; please bring your own containers.
  • Water is available at the hydrant in the front of the Fire House through Thursday evening, bring your own containers.